MACON, Ga. — A 2-year-old boy is dead after drowning at Claystone Beach on Lake Tobesofkee.
According to Sgt. Bubba Stanford with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), it happened around 1:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
He says first responders pulled the boy out of about 4 feet of water and they are unsure how long he was under the water.
The rescuers and a nurse practitioner who happened to be nearby administered first aid and CPR.
According to Coroner Leon Jones, 2-year-old Silvestre Lucas was pronounced dead at the Children's Hospital at 2:15 p.m.
Claystone Beach is now closed for the day.