Polk County Drowning Victim
POLK. (WRCB)- A 22-year-old man is dead after an accidental drowning at the Horns Creek Resort.
Alvin L Derby Jr was found by rescue divers at around 8 PM after being submerged for about an hour.
Derby was on a trip with Mercy and Truth Ministry and had just finished eating at the dining hall 15 minutes before entering the water.
Ceasar Thomas, a witness, said he attempted to help Derby after hearing cries for help.
The victim was transported by Bradley County medical personnel to Skyridge Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.