HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) – A person was found dead inside a submerged vehicle Sunday morning.

HEMSI spokesman Don Webster said crews responded to a report of a submerged vehicle in a retention pond just north of US-231/431 and Charity Lane at 7:05 a.m.

Alabama State Troopers said the 2008 Nissan Frontier left the highway and overturned in the pond.

After pulling the vehicle from the pond, a person was found inside. Troopers identified him as Timothy W. Pearl, 53.