DECATUR CO., GA (WALB) - A day on the water turned deadly Saturday afternoon in Decatur County.
Sheriff's investigators say 23-year-old Jarvonte Trevell Jones was in Spring Creek off Highway 84 with a group of friends when he went under.
They say Jones was in waist deep water and may have been unaware of a drop off in a sandbar. Officials say there was also a swift current in creek which is located beneath the Brinson Bridge.
Friends tried to rescue Jones. Deputies arrived within 5 minutes of receiving a 911 call but Jones was dead when he was pulled form the water.