Seven year old boy drowns in Smith Lake - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Seven year old boy drowns in Smith Lake

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WINSTON COUNTY,AL (WBRC) - A 7 year old  boy camping with his family  drowned Sunday morning in Smith Lake.  The boy and his 5 year old brother were wading in an area of the lake called Cable Crossing when he slipped off a rock into deeper water.

The boy's parents were close by and pulled him from the lake.  Arley Fire and Rescue attempted to revive the boy but were unsuccessful.  The boy had just completed first grade at Curry Elementary School.

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