Man killed in Halifax County rope swing accident

LITTLETON, NC (WTVD) -- The Halifax County Sheriff's Office says a 20-year-old man died on July 4 in an accident involving a rope swing at Lake Gaston.

Sheriff Wes Tripp said his deputies got the call to Eastern Shores Road around 3 p.m.

Officers found Alex Hable, 20, of Midlothian, Virginia dead.

Sheriff Trip said Hable was apparently using the swing to jump into the water but was found on a rock.

The sheriff's office and the NC Wildlife Commission continue to investigate.

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