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Man drowns in King Co. lake while fishing with son

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Posted on July 11, 2020

ENUMCLAW, WA – A man died Thursday after falling off a boat while fishing with his son at Deep Lake in King County, according to Seattle PI.

The accident was reported to the King County Sheriff’s Office around 3 p.m. in the 36900 block of Veazie Cumberland Road Southeast after a man was thrown from his boat and into the lake water.

The unidentified victim was pulled out of the water by emergency crew, who attempted to resuscitate him. However, he died at the scene.

The man’s son, who had been fishing with him in the boat, was not harmed in the accident.

This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle boating accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.