A person drowned Sunday in a quarry near Salisbury, according to Rowan County 911.
Emergency workers were dispatched around noon to Balfour Quarry in the 500 block of Balfour Quarry Road.
No other details were released, including the victim’s name.
WBTV, the Observer’s news partner, reported that 16-year-old boy drowned after swimming in the quarry with a group of friends. The teen was swimming across the quarry when he went underwater and never came back up, according to witnesses, the station reported.