Worthington teen missing in waters near Fripp Island in South Carolina, authorities report

**UPDATE: Sheriff’s deputies in South Carolina have found Eric Clark’s body in the water off a coastal island. Read the latest here.

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BEAUFORT CO., (WCMH/WSAV) — The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a teen missing in the waters near Fripp Island, WSAV reports.

A Worthington Schools spokesperson confirms that teen is a student and basketball player with Thomas Worthington High School, Eric Clark.

According to WSAV, he was reported missing around 2:30pm. He was with other swimmers and was reportedly caught in an undertow.

The Coast Guard is helping the Beaufort Marine Rescue with their search.

Incoming Junior Eric Clark is in South Carolina on a trip with the basketball team, the spokesperson said.

 

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