Woman Drowns After Hitting Tree, Falling in Water

Fairfield County, SC (WLTX) - A woman has died after she fell into the water at a rock quarry in Fairfield County.

Fairfield County Coroner James Ramsey identified the woman as 26-year-old Brooke Lynn Huffstetler of Great Falls.

Early Wednesday evening, Huffstetler and two other people were swimming and having fun at the rock quarry, which is located off Highway 901. Officials say as Huffstetler was jumping into the water, she hit a tree and fell into the water, never resurfacing.

Her body was found around 8:30 p.m.

Ramsey ruled the cause of death as a drowning.


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