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FAIRFIELD COUNTY, S.C. -- Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has drowned at Lake Wateree State Park Friday evening.

Fairfield County Coroner James Ramsey identified the boy as 14-year-old Jeramie Coleman of Great Falls.

Coleman was swimming with family when officials say he got out too far and started having difficulty. They say bystanders tried to save him, but were unsuccessful.

His body was recovered by the Fairfield County Dive Team at 7:48 p.m.

Ramsey ruled the cause of death as a drowning.

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