Deputies report Montgomery man drowns in Gulf Shores


A Montgomery man drowned in Gulf Shores according to the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. The victim, whose name has not been released, is a 49-year-old man who was visiting from Montgomery. Baldwin County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the scene of a drowning at 805 Plantation Road off Fort Morgan Road in Gulf Shores Friday afternoon.

Witnesses on the scene said they saw a man floating in the water who appeared to be in "distress," according to the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office's report. A witness and a friend of the victim pulled the victim to shore and began CPR. Fort Morgan Fire Department, Med Star Ambulance and Life Flight all arrived to the scene and attempted to resuscitate the victim but were unable to. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.