Divers are in the water and numerous emergency agencies are on the scene of the search for a Florence man who fell from a boat Sunday evening at Wilson Lake.

Dallion Q. Long, 28, went underwater and has not been seen since, Alabama Marine Police Lt. Chad Pate said.

The incident was reported at approximately 6:20 p.m. Sunday, Pate said.

George Grabryan, director of the Lauderdale County Emergency Management Agency, said the Florence Police Department's dive team, members of the Killen and Mid-Lauderdale volunteer fire departments, Shoals Ambulance, Florence Fire Rescue and EMA officials are among those joining marine police at the scene.

Grabryan said the boat involved is a type of fishing or ski boat.

Long was reportedly not wearing a personal flotation device when he fell overboard.

bernie.delinski@timesdaily.com or 256-740-5739. Twitter @TD_BDelinski

Loading...
Loading...

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.