28-year-old man drowns at Oak Mountain State Park

The drought took its toll on trees in Oak Mountain State Park. (CBS42/Nate Harrington)

PELHAM, Ala (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Shelby County Coroner identified the person who drowned Sunday at Oak Mountain State Park.

According to the coroner, 28-year-old Dunterious Jackson of Ensley died around 7 p.m. in the beach area of the park.

One person is confirmed dead after drowning at Oak Mountain State Park on Sunday, per Kelly Ezell, Oak Mountain State Park Administrator.

The identity of the victim has not been released but officials are saying the victim was a male in his late 20’s.

A rescue call was made around 7 P.M. Pelham Police, Pelham Fire and Oak Mountain Park Officials responded but were not able to rescue the victim.

No further details have been released as this is an active investigation.

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