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August 27, 2013
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Man, 42, drowns in Lake Tahoe after falling off paddleboard

INCLINE VILLAGE — A 42-year-old Northern California man died Friday after falling off a paddleboard and drowning in Lake Tahoe, an official said.

Kenneth Campo, 42, of San Mateo was 200 to 300 yards offshore at Sand Harbor State Park when he fell in the water about 3:45 p.m., said Edwin Lyngar, public information officer for the Nevada Department of Wildife’s law enforcement division.

While the paddleboard was equipped with a life jacket and foot leash, Campo was wearing neither, Lyngar said.

Witnesses said they heard Campo shout once for help after falling, Lyngar said. An employee of a rental …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 27, 2013 11:12PM Published Aug 28, 2013 11:40AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.