Alabama man drowned in lake during severe weather, local sheriff says

Published 4:44 pm Monday, August 7, 2023

An Alabama man drowned last week during severe weather on Lake Martin, local first responders reported Monday.

The victim, David Bryon Carter, 22, of Monroeville, Alabama, apparently drowned Thursday evening. His body was recovered in Lake Martin a short time after he was reported missing, Tallapoosa County Sheriff Jimmy Abbett said.

The drowning occurred near a residence in the Whiskey Ridge area of Lake Martin.