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Tifton teen drowns in Lowndes Co.

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By Jade Bulecza - bio | email

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) –  Lowndes County authorities found the body of 18-year-old Devon Smith in the Withlacoochee River off Madison Highway around 7:30 this morning.

The Tifton Teen and his friends were swimming and swinging off a rope into river last night.

Smith's friends saw him struggling and tried to pull him up but couldn't.

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