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NC teen drowns at Jordan Lake

Apex, NC -

NORTH CAROLINA (AP) - A North Carolina teen has drowned while swimming with friends at Jordan Lake.

Multiple media outlets reported 18-year-old Jordan Gibbs of Apex was reported missing shortly before 6 p.m. Monday at the state recreation area. Park ranger Shederick Mole says Gibbs' body was found about 90 minutes later.

Mole says Gibbs was in a group of about 20 people who had gone to the lake for a picnic and swim.

The ranger says Gibbs and several teens swam to a buoy about 30 yards from the shore and was missing when they headed back.

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