Man Drowns After Family Picnic

A Woodstock man was found floating in Lake Allatoona.

Rigoberto Lara Hernandez, 34, drowned in Lake Allatoona Sunday afternoon.

Around 2 p.m. on Sunday, Cherokee Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a drowning at the Galt's Ferry Day Use area in Acworth, according to a Cherokee County Sheriff's Office news release.

Hernandez went swimming following a family picnic and was later seen floating in the water.

He was transported to Kennestone Hospital and later pronounced dead.


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