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Alert: Draper Landing In Eden, North Carolina Is Temporarily Closed In Rockingham County

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This announcement is from the Eden police department: “On Sunday, June 12, 2022 officers with Eden Police Department were dispatched to the Draper Landing in reference to a vehicle in the river. Once on scene officers found that a Rockingham County man was attempting to unload a Kayak when a mechanical issue with his vehicle caused the vehicle to roll, backwards, over him and into the river. The man was transported to a local medical facility where he is said to have non-life-threatening injuries.”

“During this incident the steps at the landing, leading to the river, sustained damage. The steps will be closed until they can be repaired and inspected to ensure they are safe for the public.”