24-year-old man missing following boating accident on Lake Martin

Local News
October 02 2021 06:00 pm

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A 24-year-old man is missing following a boating accident on Lake Martin Thursday afternoon.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the accident occurred at approximately 1 p.m. Thursday in Tallapoosa County near the Willow Point Golf Course. ALEA reports that the man, who is from Colorado, was a passenger on the boat. He has been identified as Zachary Dakota Lewis.

As of Friday, searchers with the Alexander City Fire Department and the Alexander City Rescue Squad are currently on scene searching for Lewis near Big Kowaliga Creek close to the Willow Point Golf Course. Authorities are asking boaters to avoid the area.

Nothing further is available as Troopers with ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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