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9 people have died on Lake Lanier this year. Here's what authorities want you to know about water safety
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Several law enforcement agencies gathered on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Mary Alice Park for a media event aimed at promoting water safety on Lake Lanier ahead of the holiday weekend. - photo by Ben Hendren
With the 2019 lake death toll now at nine, authorities are anxious to impress on the public the importance of caution when venturing out on to road and waterways this July Fourth holiday.