Joe Pool Lake

26-Year-Old Drowns at Joe Pool Lake, Fire Officials Say

NBC 5 News

A 26-year-old man is dead after he drowned at Joe Pool Lake Sunday, fire officials say.

The Grand Prairie Fire Department said crews responded to the lake at about 4:15 p.m. Sunday for a "possible drowning call."

The department's dive team conducted a search and found the man underwater before transporting him to Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, where he died, fire officials said.

The man was not wearing a life vest, officials said. He was identified Monday by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner as Alejandro Rea of Dallas.

The drowning is the fourth this season at Joe Pool Lake.

The Grand Prairie Fire Department urged people to wear a life vest when on the water.

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