Greensboro high school student drowns in lake

Published: May. 18, 2019 at 7:38 PM EDT
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A high school student in the state has drowned in a lake across the street from his school.

Assistant Chief Dwayne Church of the Greensboro Fire Department confirmed that three students were swimming Friday afternoon in a lake near Page High School.

They were jumping off one of the docks when one male student went missing in the water.

More than an hour later, a dive team found him and pulled him from the water.

First responders performed life-saving efforts, but the student was pronounced dead.

Officials have not released the student's name, but school district leaders confirmed he was a freshman.

The lake is private property, with a sign saying that swimming and boating are prohibited.

The names of the other students have not been released either.