2nd drowning in 2 days reported in Marion County

Man drowned Tuesday at popular swimming hole in Marion County

View of a popular swimming hole on Butte Creek in Marion County, July 8, 2014. (Marion County Sheriff's Office)
View of a popular swimming hole on Butte Creek in Marion County, July 8, 2014. (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MARION COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN 6) — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a second drowning in just two days on Tuesday.

Around 5:45 p.m. deputies were called to Scotts Mills Park to assist with the investigation of a man who drowned and subsequently died at a popular swimming hole located on Butte Creek.

Deputies found that the male was swimming with a friend, began struggling against a current and drowned.

First responders performed CPR but were unable to resuscitate the man.

The man’s name was not released, pending family notification.

A 14-year-old boy drowned at the Three Pools Recreation area in Marion County on Monday.

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