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Man found dead at bottom of rock quarry in Elbert County

The Elbert County Coroner’s Office is investigating after a man was found dead at a quarry Monday morning.

According to the coroner’s office, 36-year -old Michael Alan Watts of Elberton died following an incident that occurred at around 7:24 a.m. at a granite quarry off of Cedar Creek Road.

The investigation is ongoing.


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There are probably several people in flooded quarries who'll never be discovered.

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I always wondered how many dead people and cars were in the bottom of the quarry we swam in as youngsters.

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