FOLSOM (CBS13) — Authorities say a seven-year-old boy died in a drowning at Nimbus Flat over the weekend.
California State Parks officials say the boy was at the lake with his family when he went missing Saturday afternoon. Family started searching for him just before 4 p.m. after noticing he was missing.READ MORE: Remains Of WWII Sailor From Stockton Killed At Pearl Harbor Officially Accounted For, Navy Says
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area staff didn’t get a report of the missing boy until just before 4:30 p.m.READ MORE: VIDEO: Firefighters Narrowly Escape Out Of Tamarack Fire Flames
Once learning that the boy was last seen in the water, state parks lifeguards cleared the beach and started diving for him.
Lifeguards eventually found the boy just before 5 p.m. in about 20 feet of water. CPR was started and he was rushed to the UC Davis Medical Center, but the boy was soon pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Suspect Arrested After Woman, 42, Killed In Shooting At Arden Arcade Apartment Complex
The name of the boy has not been released at this point.