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Teenager drowns in Colleton County river

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A 13-year-old teenager drowned in the Ashepoo River near Crosby Landing in Colleton County at around 6:30 Saturday evening.

According to Barry McRoy with Colleton County Rescue, the teen's family says he was swimming with other children when he went under the water and did not come back up.

A team of 7 divers came to the scene and recovered the body.

The victim has been identified as 13-year-old Norman "Kirk" Kirkland of Beaufort.

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