Posted by Debra Worley - email
BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A teenager died Saturday while swimming in White Lake.
According to Coroner Hubert Kinlaw, 16-year-old Claude Matthew Winters of Stem, North Carolina was swimming at Lanston Beach in White Lake this weekend with a friend when he drowned.
The person he was swimming with reportedly did not notice he was missing for a short period of time.
The teen's death has been ruled an accident.