One person was dead and another critically injured at Lake Pleasant Sunday evening after reports of a water accident and possible electrocution, authorities said.

Authorities were attempting to recover one body. One other person was critically injured, according to Mario Bravo, Peoria Fire Department spokesperson.

Maricopa Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call for three possible drowning victims at Scorpion Bay at Lake Pleasant, according to Sergeant Bryant Vanegas of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

“The circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear at this time. However, it is believed there might be electric current in the water,” Vanegas said.

Two other people refused medical treatment at the scene, Bravo said.

The Peoria Fire-Medical Department initially tweeted about the call at 7 p.m., saying units of the Peoria Fire Department, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and the Peoria Police Department has responded.

This is a developing story. Return for additional updates.

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