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Athens teen dies from injuries sustained in skateboarding accident

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Source: Oconee County Republican Party Facebook Source: Oconee County Republican Party Facebook
ATHENS, GA (CBS46) -

A recent graduate of Athens Academy who had just accepted a scholarship to run track at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee has passed away from injuries sustained in a skateboarding accident over the weekend.

According to website Online Athens, Drew Swan died after suffering severe head injuries during the skateboarding accident on Saturday.

Swan was a member of the academy's football team and was an accomplished runner on the school's track team and was also heavily involved in the community.

He was the son of former Oconee County GOP chairperson Mitch Swan.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced but are expected to take place in Athens.

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