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Man drowns in Durham County creek

Posted August 24, 2008

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— A man drowned in Durham County Sunday evening, police said.

Officers recovered a man's body in Ellerbee Creek off Tom Clark and Redwood roads just after 9 p.m.

He was out fishing with his brother and a friend when he fell into the water and didn't come back up.

His name was withheld Sunday evening.

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  • RICKJAMES Aug 25, 2008

    THIS IS ONE THING I NEVER UNDERSTOOD! 3 PEOPLE FISHING, 1 MAN FALLS IN THE WATER AND THE OTHER 2 PEOPLE CANT SAVE HIM??? HOW DOES THIS HAPPEN??