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‘Unresponsive’ man pulled from Georgetown County river identified

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An unresponsive man was pulled from the Sampit River in Georgetown County Tuesday morning.

The man has been identified as Grady Cooper, according to the Georgetown County coroner’s office.

At about 7:45 a.m., Georgetown County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to investigate after the man was discovered in the Sampit River near Woodland Avenue, according to a release from Jason Lesley, GSCO spokesman.

EMS workers took the man to a local hospital, and police are investigating the incident.

The coroner’s office stated that the case is still pending.

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