SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Authorities are investigating after a Hixson, Tennessee, man died while canoing Friday on an Alabama river.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said 51-year-old Gregory Lawson was killed when the canoe capsized.
The accident occurred Friday evening near Scottsboro on the Tennessee River, according to news reports.
A woman with Lawson was able to swim to shore for help.
State authorities said Saturday that the incident remains under investigation.