Man Dies in Swimming Accident

A man dies in a swimming accident in Cherokee County in the Tucker’s Chapel area on Wednesday afternoon. According to Cherokee County Coroner Dr. Jeremy Deaton 22-year-old Matthew Frost was declared dead at the Cherokee Medical Center after deputies and investigators attempted a rescue. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office reports that witnesses told deputies and investigators a young man had jumped into the water and appeared to be struggling. He went under and never resurfaced. Two bystanders jumped into the water, located the victim, and pulled him to the rocks. Attempts to revive him on the scene and during transport to Cherokee Medical Center were unsuccessful.


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