A 23-year-old man drowned in Greers Ferry Lake on Saturday afternoon, according to authorities.

Cleburne County deputies along with other agencies were called to Dam Site Park near Heber Springs for a possible drowning. When they arrived, rescue crews learned 23-year-old George Reed jumped off bluffs into the lake. He did not resurface.

Divers were able to locate Reed just before 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

This marks the first drowning on Greers Ferry Lake in 2019.