Arlington man dies while swimming in Lake Anna

Arlington man dies while swimming in Lake Anna
Police say the man was able to make it back to the boat and while en-route to Pleasant Landing Marina, he went unconscious. (Source: WALB)

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office says an Arlington man died while swimming on Lake Anna.

On June 28, the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person in distress on Lake Anna.

Once deputies arrived on the scene, they were informed that a 56-year-old Arlington resident had entered the water from a boat, and is believed to have had a sudden cardiac emergency while swimming.

Police say the man was able to make it back to the boat and while en-route to Pleasant Landing Marina, he went unconscious.

Attempts to revive the individual were unsuccessful.

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