23-year-old man drowns in Lake Conway

VERNON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A 23-year-old man drowned in Lake Conway Friday morning, according to Vernon Twp. police Captain Daniel.

At 11:13 a.m., township police along with the Vernon Township Ambulance Squad, Glenwood Pochuck Ambulance Squad, Highland Lakes Fire Department, Vernon Township Fire Department, McAfee Fire Department, and St. Claire’s BLS and Paramedics responded to Lake Conway on a report of a drowning, Young said.

Once on scene, Vernon Police officers along with firemen entered the water and searched for the man, Young said.

After several minutes of searching, the man was located on the bottom of the Lake and was pulled to shore, where first responders then performed CPR, Young said.

The male was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Warwick, NY where he was pronounced deceased, Young said.

The man’s identity is currently being withheld pending notification to the family, Young said.

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(Photo Source: Vernon Township Police Department)