CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) Authorities are investigating a drowning at Lake Allatoona in northwest Georgia.<br />
The 25-year-old man was swimming near Allatoona Landing in Bartow County Sunday when he tried to retrieve a float that blew away. Witnesses said the victim then started having trouble and went under the water. <br />
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is investigating. The man's name wasn't immediately released. <br />
The drowning is the fifth one on Lake Allatoona this summer.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has released statistics on boating incidents for the Memorial Day Weekend and the Gainesville area has seen the most Boating Under the Influence incidents of any major waterway in the state.