Vacationers describe efforts to rescue drowning man in Fort Morgan
June 10, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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FORT MORGAN, Ala. (WALA) – It wasn’t for a lack of effort that a man from north Alabama died Wednesday after getting swept up in a stiff current.
(WALA) – It wasn’t for a lack of effort that a man from north Alabama died Wednesday after getting swept up in a stiff current. Numerous people who were on the beach said they tried to help him. “We had multiple people, multiple volunteers,” said Michelle Hennies, a nurse who lives in Oklahoma.
Michelle Hennies said her husband “rose to occasion,” along with other members of her family. “It’s dangerous, but at the time he needed help,” she said. Lando Weems, on vacation from Decatur, said his father ran over to help. “I picked my phone up and called 911,” he said.
“And by the time I back over there from being on the phone, they had him laying up on the beach. ”Carl Moore said his family has vacationed at this spot for years but that Wednesday was the first time he has seen anything like this.