- Associated Press - Thursday, July 21, 2016

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - Officials say a San Antonio-area teenager has died after apparently drowning while tubing down the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels.

The San Antonio Express-News (https://bit.ly/2abcNLY ) reports that New Braunfels police said in a news release that 17-year-old David Akinropo of Converse was floating on the river Tuesday when he feel out of his tube.

Police say the teen briefly struggled to stay afloat but then went under the water.

New Braunfels fire department personnel then searched the waters until they found his body. Rescuers attempted to revive him but he was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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