Man drowns near Lewisville Lake dock

A 36-year-old man who was trying to dock a boat at Lewisville Lake drowned Sunday.

Lewisville police said it happened around 9 p.m. near Courtesy Dock off Sandy Beach Road.

Witnesses said Carlos Martinez reached out to push against a piling to slow a boat as it was coming into the dock. He fell into the water and didn’t resurface.

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Divers pulled his body from the water and tried to revive him. He was rushed to the hospital but did not survive.

Police said they do not believe alcohol played a part in the drowning. 

Martinez was not wearing a life jacket, they said.

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