Water Rescue on Beaver Lake

Published 07/28 2014 07:28AM

Updated 07/28 2014 07:30AM

KNWA, Fayetteville, Ark
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. -- A 17-year-old boy is in the hospital after a near drowning at Beaver Lake.

He was swimming in an area known as "Joe's Creek" around 9:30 Saturday night.

According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the victim began yelling for help.

He was pulled from the water and taken to the swim beach at Horseshoe Bend Campground, where he was airlifted to Washington Regional Medical Center.

He is in stable condition.

(KNWA, Fayetteville)

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