Student identified as man who drowned in North Carolina lake


SOUTHMONT, N.C. (AP) – Officials in North Carolina say the man who drowned in High Rock Lake over the weekend was a student at Winston-Salem State University.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the body of 24-year-old Adam Keith Miles of Greensboro was found in the lake Sunday morning.

Miles went swimming with friends on Saturday but did not make it back to shore. Emergency crews were called to the lake near Southmont about 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

University Chancellor Elwood Robinson said Miles was a rising sophomore computer science major who had a 4.0 GPA.

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