An East Meadow man apparently drowned in a northeast Pennsylvania lake during the weekend, authorities said.

Officials said rescue crews in Wayne County were called to Paupackan Lake in Paupack Township on Sunday night.

Gabriel Pierro, 29, was found face down in the lake at about 9:15 p.m. Sunday, coroner Edward Howell said.

Pierro was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday, said Howell, adding that an autopsy is planned. His family declined to comment.

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Paupackan Lake is a private development near Lake Wallenpaupack, where there are many summer homes.

With Laura Blasey