Press Release

Boating Accident

The Demopolis Police and Fire Departments along with Amstar ambulance, The Corp of Engineers, and the US Coast Guard responded to a boating accident that occurred at the Demopolis Lock and Dam area on today around 11:30am. A small craft that experienced engine trouble was pulled over the dam and capsized. The two occupants on the boat were pulled over as well resulting in the death of one of the occupants. The names are being withheld at this time pending notification of family.

Demopolis Police Department Chaplain Mike Swims was called in to assist.

No other information is available at this.