Man drowns at Lake Allatoona northwest of Atlanta
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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a drowning at Lake Allatoona northwest of Atlanta.

WXIA-TV reports that the 25-year-old man was swimming near Allatoona Landing in Bartow County Sunday when he tried to retrieve a float that blew away. Witnesses said the victim then started having trouble and went under the water.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is investigating. The man's name wasn't immediately released.

The drowning is the fifth one on Lake Allatoona this summer.

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Information from: WXIA-TV.

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