1 dead after drowning in Jasper County

1 dead after drowning in Jasper County

JASPER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A boating incident in Jasper County has claimed the life of a man.

According to Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson, 27-year-old Zack Graham of Laurel drowned after a boat tipped over on County road 19 in the Stringer community on Saturday.

Sheriff Randy Johnson said two other people were involved in the incident, one being a 12-year-old, and the other 21-years-old. Both were said to be in stable condition.

Johnson also said no safety flotation devices were found on the scene.

Mississippi Game and Fish, Smith County Dive team and the Stringer Fire and Rescue were among those on the scene.