Man Drowns in Boating Mishap

By: Amdrea Williams
By: Amdrea Williams

Eighty-one-year-old Cecil Yates from the Melvin community in Choctaw County, Ala., drowned late Friday afternoon.

Investigators say he drowned after his fishing boat capsized. They say Yates was alone at the time of the accident.

The accident happened at the Coffeeville Lock and Dam in Coffeeville.


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