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One dead after vehicle drives into Cottonmill Lake

KPD is investigating a drowning death at Cottonmill Park
KPD is investigating a drowning death at Cottonmill Park(Kearney Police Department)
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 11:05 PM CDT
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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - The Kearney Police Department is investigating a drowning death that happened shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cottonmill Park. Officers responded to a report of a vehicle that had gone into the lake and became submerged with two occupants inside.

KPD says the driver, 90-year-old Donald Corneer, died in the incident. His wife was able to exit the car and be rescued by a bystander.

This is a developing story. Keep it with Local4 as we continue to learn more.

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