8 year old Boy Drowns in Beaver Lake - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

8 year old Boy Drowns in Beaver Lake

August 14, 2005-Posted at 12:15 p.m. CDT

Horseshoe Bend, AR- An 8 year old boy has drowned at the Horseshoe Bend, beach area of Beaver Lake.

Jonnie Wood, was swimming to shore yesterday when he disappeared from view.

After searchers found him, he was later transported to the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, where he later died.

The drowning is the first fatality on Beaver Lake in 2 years.

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