Police: 2nd teen has died from swimming accident

In this photo taken June 8, 2014, Sharron Waldrip, left, and John Walls tie a blue ribbon around a light pole at the Franklin High School in Franklin, Ind. Friends fanned out across Franklin Sunday to hang blue ribbons to show support to all the families involved in the Edinburgh dam tragedy. Ribbons in a central Indiana high school's colors have been put up around the city by friends of two teenagers who lost their lives while trying to rescue a classmate who was swept over dam while they were swimming. (AP Photo/Daily Journal, Scott Roberson)

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a second teenager has died after being caught in the churning waters near a central Indiana dam while trying to rescue a friend.

Indiana Conservation Officers say 16-year-old Michael Chadbourne of Franklin died early Wednesday. The Marion County coroner’s office said Tuesday he was on life support at an Indianapolis hospital until his organs were donated.

Chadbourne was pulled from the Big Blue River on Friday after he and three other teens tried to save Sarah McLevish, a fellow Franklin Community High School student had been swept over a dam at Edinburgh. A diver found 17-year-old Jason Moran’s body on Sunday.

Two other young men escaped on their own from the river about 30 miles south of Indianapolis

McLevish has been hospitalized in critical condition.

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