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Hesperia Woman Dies in Boating Accident at Silverwood Lake

HESPERIA:(VVNG.com)- The San Bernardino Coroners has identified the woman who drowned at Silverwood Lake over the weekend.

Maria Lara De Carmona, a 68-year-old resident of Hesperia was visiting Silverwood Lake with her family on Sunday, July 24th.

At about 5:43 p.m. the family was out on the lake when the boat suddenly started to take on water and sank. As the boat went under water, the body of Maria was trapped underneath. Maria disappeared and went under the water, according to authorities.

After a search, her body was eventually located and she was transported to Desert Valley Hospital. Despite life-saving efforts, Maria was pronounced dead on July 25th at 4:07 a.m.

The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

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