Lake Martin News Article

Pell City man falls overboard in Kowaliga Bay

Alabama Marine Police
Posted: 5/1/2022

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

ELMORE COUNTY— Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division are investigating an incident which occurred at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30, that claimed the life of a Pell City man. A 30-foot Sea Ray Sundancer was east bound on Kowaliga Bay in the main body on Lake Martin in-between Castaway Island and Wares Slough when the operator went overboard. Another vessel in the area recovered the victim from the water and transported him to the Kowaliga public ramp adjacent to Alabama Highway 63, where he was pronounced deceased. Nothing further is available as ALEA Marine Patrol Troopers continue to investigate.
The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office, Russell Lands Security and Kowaliga Volunteer Fire Department also responded to assist.

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