Bradley County softball coach dies in tragic drowning incident


CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF)- Lake Forest Middle School assistant softball coach Hubert Conley died during a trip to Pensacola, Florida this weekend.

According to our CBS affiliate WKRG, Conley drowned due to rip currents about five miles east of Pensacola Beach.

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Bradley County Schools extended their condolences in a facebook post this evening.

“Bradley County Schools is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Hubert Conley. He was a fixture and role model on the softball field and a pillar in the community. His contagious spirit will be missed by all who had the privilege to know him. We extend our thoughts and prayers to his family.”

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