OCHLOCKNEE, Ga. (WCTV) - The Lowndes County Dive Team has found the body of a man who fell in the Ochlockonee River Monday.
Officials said he fell in the river near Highway 3.
The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) said it received the call around 2 p.m. on Monday.
A man, approximately 17-20 years old, was working at the time and was reported to have fallen under a Georgia Power Utility right of way, according to officials.
The man is a utility contractor.
Two different dive teams were on the scene and a dive team from Valdosta had also been requested.
Officials have not released the man’s identity at this time.
This is a developing story and will be updated.