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Lawrence County Boy Drowns After Falling Into Creek

Lawrence County Boy Drowns After Falling Into Creek

CREATED Jun 8, 2014

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. – A young boy drowned Saturday afternoon, after he fell into a creek in Lawrence County.

Officials with Lawrence County Emergency Communications said the boy, whose age was not immediately available, was playing near Knob Creek Road and Goslin Branch Road, just south of Lawrenceburg, around 6 p.m. when he somehow fell into the creek.

The identity of the young boy was not immediately known.

Crews from Lawrence County and Lawrenceburg Fire Departments were dispatched in an effort to rescue the child.

His body was recovered around 8:30 p.m.