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Child drowns at High Falls State Park, authorities trying to rescue another

Boy stranded on rocks at High Falls awaits rescue

A child drowned at High Falls State Park Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, and another stuck in the water awaits rescue.
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A child drowned at High Falls State Park Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, and another stuck in the water awaits rescue.

A child drowned Tuesday morning at High Falls State Park, and authorities are still trying to rescue a second child who is stuck in the water.

The Georgia State Patrol, Monroe County Fire Department and Bibb County sheriff’s water dive team were on the way to the scene this afternoon, Monroe County sheriff’s Sgt. Lawson Bittick said.

A child stranded on the rocks at High Falls State Park Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, was pulled from the water by a helicopter.

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