Possible Drowning on Smith Mountain Lake

Update Friday 11 p.m.:

Smith Mountain Lake, VA - Crews in Bedford County have been searching Smith Mountain Lake for a man they think may have drowned.

Rescuers and a dive team responded to Neta Drive in Huddleston Friday evening.

Officials won't tell us much right now, except that the man they are searching for is 75 years old, and he went missing around 5:30 p.m.


Smith Mountain Lake, VA - Bedford County dispatch confirms crews have been called to a possible drowning on Smith Mountain Lake Friday evening.

Rescuers are on their way to Neta Drive in Huddleston.

A dive team has also been requested.

We have crew on the way and will bring you more information as it comes into our newsroom.