2 drown while swimming in Tallapoosa County
ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (AP) — Two people drowned while swimming with friends in a Tallapoosa County creek.
The Alabama Marine Police identified the victims as Clyde Jerome Harper and Timothy Shane Welch, both of Alexander City.
Officers told WAKA-TV (http://bit.ly/KI5QNm ) that eyewitnesses said the two got caught in the current in the Fox Creek area of the Tallapoosa River about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, and others in the group couldn't get to them in time.
Information from: WAKA-TV, http://www.waka.com/