LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is investigating after one man died in a ‘marine incident’ on Pickwick Lake early Saturday morning.
According to ALEA, the crash occurred on Pickwick Lake entering Second Creek near Waterloo in Lauderdale County.
Ricky D. Rodgers, 63, of Luka, Miss. was fatally injured when an aluminum fishing vessel he was operating struck a support column on Second Creek Bridge.
ALEA said Rodgers was not wearing a personal flotation device at the time of the incident. He was ejected from the vessel and pronounced dead at the scene.
Alabama Marine Patrol is continuing to investigate.