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Man, 18, Drowns In Lake Berryessa

NAPA COUNTY, Calif. (CBS13) -- An 18-year-old man drowned Sunday afternoon in Lake Berryessa.

The Napa County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Zaire Watu Fairley, of Vallejo, was at the lake with friends when he slipped on a log and fell went into the water.

An off-duty police officer dove into the lake from his boat and searched for Fairley. When he found the teenager, the officer pulled him to shore, where emergency crews began life-saving efforts.

A medical helicopter flew Fairley to Queen of the Valley hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

This drowning marks the third on Lake Berryessa in the last two weeks.

On July 3, a father drowned while trying to rescue his son. On June 27, a 16-year-old boy drowned while at the lake with friends.

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