Weiss Lake Rescue

Alabama Marine Police are investigating an incident on Weiss Lake.

Two men were scouting for upcoming duck hunting season near Hogg Island this morning when they stopped at the river bank for a break. The boat drifted away and one of the men tried to go after it in the frigid waters and according to Marine Police, the other man had to rescue him from drowning. Cherokee County Rescue Squad members, EMS paramedics and deputies were called to the scene along with Marine Police.


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