Teen drowns after jumping off SC swing bridge

SOCASTEE, S.C. - A South Carolina teen has drowned after jumping from the swing bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway near Socastee.

Authorities told multiple media outlets the boy was swimming with friends this afternoon when he jumped from the bridge and didn't surface.

The coroner's office did not release the name of the teen, but said he lived in the area near the bridge.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday.

 

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