Teen drowns in C. Kentucky lake during church outing

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 11, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Updated Monday, May 12 at 9:10 AM

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A church outing at Green River Lake turned deadly after a young man drowns.

Police say 19-year-old Jose Zambrano was attending a worship and baptism service at the park when the wind blew items in the water.

Witnesses say Zambrano went into the water to retrieve them but ended up drowning just before 1 p.m.

Crews were able to pull his body from the water.

Authorities will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
 

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