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Franklin County Sheriff: Vacationer drowns at St. George Island

Two swimmers drown at Old Swimming Hole in Manteo Sunday morning.
Two swimmers drown at Old Swimming Hole in Manteo Sunday morning.(WITN)
Published: Jul. 27, 2020 at 6:10 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Franklin County Sherrif A.J. Smith announced via Facebook Live that a man drowned Monday afternoon at St. George Island.

Sheriff Smith said the man was a 40-year-old vacationer who was there with his family, a wife and “two small children.”

“Conditions were pretty rough,” Smith said, saying more details will be released later.

Smith’s full video can be seen below.

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