A man drowned at a state park in Marion County and his friend who tried rescuing him was hospitalized.

Sheriff Bo Burnett said it happened at Foster Falls in Sequatchie on Sunday.

Burnett told Channel 3 that a 23-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were visiting the area from Atlanta. The younger man apparently got in over his head.

That's when the sheriff said his friend tried to save him. Others nearby tried to help by throwing a float into the water.

Burnett said the 30-year-old was taken to the hospital.

Their identities have not been released yet.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for more details on this developing story.