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Teenager drowns in pond

September 13, 2004

Early County - A teenager drowns in a South Georgia pond.

Fifteen-year-old Lawrence McCrea died yesterday evening at a private pond in Blakley.

McCrea was with four friends when he slipped on a drop off in the water while trying to get a boat.

McCrea screamed for help and then went underwater and didn't re-emerge.

His friends tried to save him and then called for help.

Emergency crews found McCrea's body underwater, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

posted at 6:45PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com