Man drowns in Izard County lake

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Published: Apr. 30, 2021 at 4:44 PM CDT
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HORSESHOE BEND, Ark. (KAIT) - A man drowned Friday in the Crown Lake area of Horseshoe Bend, according to authorities.

The Izard County Sheriff’s Department said on Facebook that authorities got a call around 10:50 a.m. April 30 about the drowning.

“Charlie LaFevers, 38, of Salem was pulled into the spillway when he was attempting to unclog a drain from the recent flooding,” Chief Deputy Charley Melton said.

The Izard County Sheriff's Office was notified around 10:50 a.m. on April 30 of a drowning on Crown Lake in Horseshoe...

Posted by Izard County Sheriff's Department on Friday, April 30, 2021

Emergency crews, including deputies, the Horseshoe Bend Fire Department and Arkansas Game & Fish then arrived at the scene.

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the LaFever’s family,” Melton said.

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