Man drowns in lake at Magic Johnson Park in Willowbrook

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A man drowned Thursday in a lake at Magic Johnson Park in Willowbrook.

Officials received a call about a drowning at 5:18 p.m., according to Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesperson Imy McBride.

McBride said the man had been sitting in the park with his girlfriend and someone saw him go into the water.

The man was seen struggling for help about 40 yards from the shore, the department said on Twitter. He was recovered from the bottom of the lake at 7:08 p.m. and pronounced dead at the scene.

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