Drowning Victim Found Near Cherry Log

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ELLIJAY, GA – According to official reports, a visitor to Gilmer County was found near Cherry Log.

Found by the Public Safety Dive Team, the victim was unable to be resuscitated. Though no name has been released at this time, Gilmer Public Safety Director has informed FYN he was visiting from Orangeburg, South Carolina.

For the complete details of the Press Release:

On August 26, 2017 Gilmer County Fire & Rescue responded to a call at 190 Clear Lake Road, in the Boardtown Community, in reference to a report of a male possibly drowning. The male had been swinging on a rope swing out over a small lake at this location, and had went under water and did not immediately come back to the surface. Friends at the scene attempted to make contact with the male, but efforts were unsuccessful. 911 was called and rescue units arrived on scene in the remote area and immediately began search efforts on the shore to locate the male and he was not located. The Gilmer County Public Safety Dive Team then arrived on the scene and began a search of the deeper water and then located the male shortly after the dive operation began. Unfortunately he was unable to be resuscitated. The male was 29 years of age and from Orangeburg, South Carolina. He was vacationing in the area for the weekend with friends.

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Hit and Run by Walmart in Gilmer County leaves 18 year old with serious injuries

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Police are investigating a hit and run which occurred Friday night, August 12th at approximately 10:40 pm.  FYN spoke with the sister of the 18 year old man who was struck while searching for his phone on the service road which runs by the Walmart in Gilmer County.   The hit and run left the young man with a fractured skull and eye socket.  Authorities were called and the victim was transported to Kennestone Hospital where he was treated and kept overnight.

Witnesses describe the car involved in the hit and run as a dark colored,  newer model Chevrolet Camaro possibly dark blue or black.   Police and family members are asking for the public’s help in locating the vehicle.  The victim’s sister has this plea for the public,

Please let us know if you have any information about this person, he(she) needs to be held responsible for what he did to my brother.

Be on the lookout for a dark colored car which likely has damage to the hood.  Anyone with any information should contact local authorities.    FetchYourNews.com will update as additional information becomes available.

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