Man drowns at Vortex Spring

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PONCE DE LEON, Fla. (WTVY) -- The Holmes County Sheriff's Office has identified a man that drowned Wednesday at Vortex Spring.

Deputies say the victim was Terril Crossfield, 21, from Jamaica but living in Pensacola.

Witnesses told first responders that Crossfield, had had helped another swimmer that was have trouble. Then after helping the woman in distress Crossfield also went underwater.

A diver pulled Crossfield from the water, and CPR was in process when emergency responders arrived.

Crossfield waslater be pronounced dead at the scene.

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