Man drowns at Vasona Lake in Los Gatos

A middle-age man drowned at Vasona Lake in Los Gatos Monday afternoon, according to the Santa Clara County Fire Department.

The fire department and Los Gatos police responded to the incident at 12:36 p.m. after a “bystander reported someone going underwater and not resurfacing,” Fire Captain Bill Murphy said.

Officials couldn’t locate the victim and called in a dive team.

“The sheriff’s dive team assisted and located the victim underwater,” Murphy said.

Vasona Lake is a small reservoir that’s part of the Santa Clara County Parks system and is a popular spot for boating, fishing and outdoor recreation.

The incident is under investigation by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department. The victim has not been identified.

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