Teenager from Mississippi drowns at Lewis Smith Lake

A drowning occurred at Lewis Smith Lake Saturday afternoon, claiming the life of a teenager from Mississippi

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and Winston County authorities were on scene of a drowning on Lewis Smith Lake Saturday afternoon reported around 6:30 p.m.

Winston County Coroner Larry Dilland said 16 year-old, Thomas Lee Bales, of Aberdeen, Mississippi was recovered from the water deceased.

Dilland said that Bales was at the lake on a field trip with his church group.

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