Family removes Ocoee River rafting victim from life support

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A 15 year old from Florida will be buried on Saturday.

Yariennys Hernandez was rafting with a church group on the Ocoee River on Sunday.

A go fund me page set up to raise money for her says Hernandez fell off the raft, and her ankle got wrapped up by a rescue rope pulling her under.

The family decided to take her off life support this week.

The state park system is investigating the incident.

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