Lake Wedowee drowning victim identified as 17-year-old from Alex City

Lake Wedowee drowning victim identified as 17-year-old from Alex City
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RANDOLPH COUNTY (WBRC) - A teenager drowned Saturday at Lake Wedowee near the Hwy 48 bridge.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirms the victim is a 17-year-old boy from Alexander City.

ALEA received the call just after 2 p.m. The rescue squad recovered the body around 4:30 p.m.

ALEA is assisting the Randolph County Sheriff's Office in this investigation.

We will provide more information when it is available.

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