Man drowns after boat flips on Deep Lake, deputies say

Man drowns after boat flips on Deep Lake, deputies say

KING COUNTY, Wash. — A 37-year-old man fishing with his son on Deep Lake drowned after his boat flipped and he fell in Thursday afternoon, King County deputies said.

The event happened after 2 p.m. in the 36900 block of Veazie-Cumberland Road Southeast.

Authorities said the victim was pulled from the water and medics performed lifesaving measures, but he died at the scene.

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The man and his son were not wearing life jackets, deputies said. The boy was not injured.

The drowning is under investigation.