Man dies in Lake Thurmond

News 12 Midday, July 5, 2007

MCCORMICK CTY, S.C.--- A 57 year-old man died Wednesday afternoon in Lake Thurmond.

William Overstreet, of Swainsboro, was spending the Fourth of July with his family on a boat near the Hamilton Branch recreation area.

The McCormick County coroner says Overstreet died when his heart stopped suddenly.

Overstreet had just begun helping a stranded boater when he started having chest pains.

He was taken to shore and later died.

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