- Associated Press - Sunday, June 29, 2014

GERALDINE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities have identified a teen who drowned at High Falls over the weekend in DeKalb County.

County Coroner Tom Wilson tells WHNT-TV (http://bit.ly/THzTPg ) 16-year-old Gavin Paul Brooks of Morgan County was pronounced dead after falling from a ledge into the swiftly moving water Saturday afternoon.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris says the teen’s friends tried pulling him from the water but were unsuccessful.

Authorities say another teen was injured and was stranded on a rock when emergency responders arrived.



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