Man Drowns Trying to Save Boy

The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office says the drowning happened at the Pine Creek boat ramp on Smith Creek on the Wakulla-Liberty County line around 5:30 Tuesday night.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jason McKenzie swam to the aid of a struggling young boy, tried to help, but got into trouble himself and drowned.

The young boy was ultimately saved by his 12-year-old brother.


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