MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison County Coroner has identified a man who drowned Sunday afternoon in the New Hope area.
Coroner Bobby Berryhill said Gary Sloman, 53, of New Hope, died around 2 p.m.
Berryhill said Sloman had left his truck near the flooding to go check on a friend and got caught in the rushing water.
Investigator Jeremy Hughes with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday they received a call about a body found in flood waters. Deputies responded to CC Ivey Road around 4 p.m.
Berryhill said the death was accidental, there were no signs of foul play.