Swimmer Drowns at Fall Creek Reservoir

FALL CREEK, Ore. — He was found dead by rescue crews Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses told search and rescue crews that after the male launched himself off the ledge at Fall Creek Reservoir, he hit another part of it.

His name has not been released while the Lane County Sheriff’s Department notifies his family.

They say he fell into the water and didn’t come back up.

Lane County Search and Rescue, Dexter Rural Fire District and Lowell Fire District responded to the accident.

Search and rescue crews searched for the swimmer with its boat and later sent a dive crew into the water.

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