NEW BRAUNFELS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Officials say a Texas teenager has died after apparently drowning while tubing down the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels.READ MORE: Arlington Police Associations Present 'No Confidence' Petition To City Council Regarding Chief Al Jones
According to the San Antonio Express-News, New Braunfels police said in a news release that David Akinropo of Converse, about 25 miles northeast of San Antonio, was floating on the river Tuesday when he feel out of his tube.READ MORE: 'You Have Demonized Our Kids': Little Elm High School Parents Lecture School Board Over Police Handling Of Student Walkout
Police say the teen briefly struggled to stay afloat but then went under the water.
First-responders with the New Braunfels Fire Department searched the waters until they found the 17-year-old’s body. Rescuers attempted to revive him but he was pronounced dead at a hospital.MORE NEWS: Some Families Of Astroworld Crowd Surge Victims Turn Down Travis Scott's Offer To Pay For Funerals
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