17-Year-Old Drowns in Amherst County

Amherst County, VA - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a drowning that happened Thursday night.

The public safety director says it happened around 10:15 p.m. at a swimming pool off River Jack Lane.

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office, Amherst Police Department and Public Safety Department responded.

Gary Roakes says a 17-year-old could not be saved.

The victim's name has not been released.