Mississippi teen drowns after falling off boat while fishing.

Published 9:45 pm Sunday, July 25, 2021

A Mississippi teenager drowned Sunday in the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Jackson after he fell out of a boat while fishing.

Reservoir police confirmed the young man drowned early Sunday morning, just north of Highway 43.

Police said three teenagers were fishing at approximately 6 a.m. when one of them fell from the boat.

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The identity of the victim was not immediately released pending notification of kin.