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Two men drown Friday in Ala. River
By Two drown in separate incidents on Elmore County side of Ala. River
Wetumpka, Al – - Authorities say two men swimming near a
sandbar in the Alabama River have drowned in separate instances.
Ricky Lowery of the Elmore County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Steven
Ryan Odom of Deatsville drowned around 2:30 p.m. Friday. His body
was recovered around three hours later.
The body of 26-year-old Willie Goodson of Autauga County was
recovered earlier Friday in the same area. He was last seen in the
water on Thursday afternoon.
Witnesses say both men were swimming near a sandbar on the
Elmore County side of the river.