70-year old man drowns in Banning

Man was found in a community swimming pool

Banning - A 70-year-old man drowned at a community swimming pool in Banning, authorities said Tuesday.

According to the Riverside County Coroner's Office, David Matheson of Banning died Monday after being taken to San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital from the Sun Lakes Country Club at 850 Country Club Drive.

An ambulance was called to the location just after 4 p.m., and the crew retrieved Matheson from one of the five outdoor pools at the site. Coroner's officials said Matheson was pronounced dead about an hour later at the hospital.

The Banning Police Department did not immediately disclose details about the incident.

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