Man Drowns in Lake Hartwell in Anderson Co. Saturday

Fire truck on scene of person pulled from Lake Hartwell Saturday.

The Anderson County Coroner’s Office say a man pulled from Lake Hartwell Saturday has died.

Coroner Josh Shore says it happened sometime around 5:45 pm near Shirley Circle.

Shore says the man jumped from a private dock into the lake and did not resurface.

Deputies along with Zion Fire Department and technical rescue crews were among the crews on the scene.

Shore says divers found him at 6:24 pm.

EMS tried to revive him and took him to the hospital, but he say the man died at the hospital at 7:05 pm.

Shore identified the man as 45 year old Bobby Collins from Anderson.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.

Shore says DNR and the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.

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