The Transylvania Times -

Henderson County Teen Dies At Hooker Falls-Brevard NC

 


An 18-year-old Henderson County teen drowned Sunday afternoon while swimming at Hooker Falls.

Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney confirmed on Monday that Endi Alvarez died after being found unconscious in the water at Hooker Falls shortly after 12:30 p.m.

Mahoney said Alvarez was swimming with his family at the base of the falls when a witness noticed him having difficulty swimming. When the witness got to him, he was already submerged in the water.

He was located in the water a short time after but was unconscious.

Alvarez was given CPR and taken to the hospital. He was pronounced dead upon arrival.

 
 

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