Greers Ferry Lake Drowning

Saturday afternoon around 2:15pm, Cleburne County Deputies, along with Corps Rangers, Paramedics, and Search and Rescue personnel were dispatched to Dam Site Park near Heber Springs for a possible drowning.

Upon their arrival, rescue crews learned that 23-year old George Reed, of Little Rock, had jumped off some bluffs into the Lake, but did not resurface.

Divers were deployed, and were able to locate Reed at approximately 40 minutes later and bring him to the surface.

Reed was transported by ambulance to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

This marks the first drowning on Greers Ferry Lake for 2019.

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