PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WALA) - An accident on the Pascagoula River has left two teens dead.
Jackson County, Mississippi authorities say two teens, Brandon Rich and Caleb Sweeten, were knee-boarding Sunday afternoon, May 5 when the two reportedly got swept into a current and sucked under a barge.
Sweeten was killed. Authorities said Rich's body was found Monday afternoon.
Both teens were members of the Pascagoula High School Panther football team.
Pascagoula Police and marine patrol and Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies searched for Rich. Cadaver dogs also assisted in the search.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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