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A Vallejo man has drowned in Lake Berryessa while trying to save another swimmer.

Twenty-year-old Ronaldo Abaigar was among several who came to the aid of a 16-year-old girl swimming at the popular recreation area in Napa County yesterday afternoon.

After the girl was rescued, others noticed Abaigar was missing. He was recovered from the water and CPR was attempted. He was then airlifted to Queen of the Valley Hospital – where he was pronounced dead.