Man drowns in Lake Lewisville while trying to dock boat

The Lewisville Police Department and Texas Parks and Wildlife Division are investigating a drowning that occurred Sunday evening at Lake Lewisville.

Around 9:10pm last night, Lewisville firefighters/paramedics and police responded to the boat ramp at Lake Park for a missing person in the water.

Eyewitnesses on the boat say one of the individuals onboard reached out and attempted to push against a piling to slow the boat down for docking, but fell overboard, went under and never resurfaced. He was not wearing a life jacket.

Emergency crews located the man after about a 20-minute search. They performed CPR on him en route to Medical City Lewisville hospital, but his injuries were too severe. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital a few hours later. He has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office has a 36-year-old man from Lewisville.

As of last night, there was no indication alcohol played a factor in this incident.