Louisburg man drowns in Kerr Lake

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

THE DISPATCH STAFF

A 27-year-old Louisburg resident drowned in Kerr Lake, according to officials at the Vance County Sheriff's Office.

Demetrius Cannady, 27, of 135 A Squirrel Way, died Sunday morning at Duke University Hospital.

Emergency Medical Services responded to the incident at Satterwhite Point swimming area Saturday, July 26, around 7 p.m.

Cannady was life-flighted to Duke after being taken to an area hospital, according to Maj. Joseph Ferguson, of the Vance County Sheriff's Office.