1 killed, father and son injured after boat capsizes in Cane Creek


COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – One person was killed and two others were injured in a boating accident Saturday morning.

Colbert County EMA Director Michael David Smith confirmed to News 19 that a boat capsized on Pickwick Lake near Cane Creek.

Lt. Chad Pete with ALEA/DPS-Marine Patrol Division confirms that 3 people were on the flat bottom style boat when it capsized, tossing all 3 into the water.

Dennis Glenn, 68, of Florence was pronounced dead at the scene.

John Melville, 42, and his 6 year-old son, both from Marietta, Georgia, were taken to a local hospital.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Marine Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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