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Boy, 9, drowns in Lawrence County


A 9-year-old boy drowned Saturday when he was swept under by the current of Knob Creek near the bridge on Knob Creek Road.

Officials said Zach Nielson was out at the creek with some family members when he was swept away.

Emergency responders found Nielson caught in a tile under the bridge.

Nielson's body was recovered and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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