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Lake Lanier Drowning Victim Identified

We regret to inform you of the death of Marines Rosa Dillon, 59, of Cumming, GA. According to Melissa Cummings, communications specialist for Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources, Mrs. Dillon drowned on Sunday, July 7, 2013, after falling off a boat dock on Lake Lanier. Daniel Dillon, the victim’s husband, told authorities his wife fell off […]

Drowning on Lake Lanier

The final July 4th holiday boating incident report from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division brings us bad news. One drowning occurred on Sunday, July 7, 2013 on Lake Lanier.  There was also a fatal boating incident on Lake Allatoona on Sunday. DNR spokeswoman Melissa Cummings says the victim in the incident on […]

Summer Begins with Drowning on Lake Lanier

We regret to inform you of a drowning on Lake Lanier that occurred on Sunday, June 23, 2013, the second full day of summer. GA Department of Natural Resources Ranger Sgt. Mike Burgamy notified LakeLanier.com at 4:35 PM that a 33-year-old white male from Lawrenceville had been declared dead by authorities a few minutes earlier. […]

Lake Lanier: 1 Body Found & 1 Body Missing

Yet again we report a death at Lake Lanier. Police in Gainesville were called to the Lake Lanier Club Apartments on Dawsonville Highway Friday evening around 7:30 PM due to the report of a body found on the shore of Lake Lanier behind the apartment complex. Authorities are continuing their investigation and have released very […]

Lake Lanier Drowning Victim Identified

We lost another swimmer on Thursday, July 26, 2012, when Rodaigo Bernal Prejo, 44, of Cumming, drowned at West Bank Park off Buford Dam Road on Lake Lanier. The incident occurred about 3 PM.  Rescue crews from Forsyth County recovered Mr. Trejo’s body in less than an hour, due in part to eyewitnesses to the […]

Holiday Accidents on Lake Lanier

Thankfully, there have been no drownings on Lake Lanier, as of 11 AM, Memorial Day 2012.  Drownings were reported on two of Georgia’s other lakes: one on Union County’s Lake Nottely and the other on Lake Allatoona. Click Here for Drowing on Lake Allatoona The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reports three minor boating accidents — […]