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Teen critical after Lake Lanier drowning report
Lake Lanier

A teen is in critical condition after reports of a near-drowning Sunday, April 28, at Lake Lanier.

The victim has been identified by Gwinnett County police as 17-year-old Dontay Lane of Lithonia.

A 911 caller told authorities Sunday the teen was out of the water at Buford Dam Park and bystanders were providing CPR, according to Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services.

When Gwinnett firefighters arrived, Army Corps of Engineers park rangers and a Gwinnett County police officer had taken over resuscitation efforts.

Paramedics ended up taking the teenager to Northside Hospital in Forsyth County.

Other details about the incident weren’t immediately known.

This story will be updated.

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