Georgia officials say an 18-year-old drowned just hours after graduating high school when he was tied to a shopping cart and pushed into a lake as part of a game with friends.
Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Authorities say the son of Grammy-winning R&B singer Usher Raymond nearly drowned in an Atlanta pool on Monday. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said in a report Tuesday that 5-year-old Usher Raymond […]
A northwest Georgia man paralyzed after diving into a creek to save a 4-year-old girl from drowning nearly three weeks ago has died from complications resulting from his injuries, authorities said Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say another man has drowned in the Chattahoochee River, marking the fifth such death in the Columbus area within a month. Columbus police Lt. Warren Dunlap said the 54-year-old man […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Emergency crews have ended their second day of a search for a man who went missing after jumping from a sailboat into Lake Lanier. Hall County officials spent Sunday using sonar to […]
TALLULAH FALLS, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — Two more people have died from drowning in Georgia. Authorities say a teenage boy drowned while swimming with friends in a northeast Georgia lake in the Tallulah Falls area Monday. Rabun County […]
CUMMING, Ga. (AJC/ WAOK) – A Forsyth County boy is dead after being pulled from an apartment complex pool, by his father. According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, 7-year-old Stephon Alston of Cumming was […]
FORSYTH COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC) – Forsyth County authorities say rescue teams pulled a 44- year old man from Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon, who was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. Emergency crews responded to a […]
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say search crews have found a 13-year-old boy who has been missing since the boating accident that killed his 9-year-old brother nine days ago on Lake Lanier. Hall County Sheriff’s […]