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Georgia man falls into quarry, dies, coroner confirms

ELBERT COUNTY, Ga. — A man has died after officials say he fell into a quarry.

Elbert County Coroner Chuck Almond said on Monday at 7:24 a.m., officials were notified of someone who had died off Cedar Creek Road in Elberton.

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When crews arrived, they discovered the body of 36-year-old Michael Alan Watts.

According to Almond, Watts died after falling into a quarry. He did not specify how far Watts fell.

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Officials have not said what Watts was doing at the quarry.

Authorities are still investigating the death.

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