Tennessee man drowns after his canoe capsizes

Tennessee man drowns after his canoe capsizes
(Source: WAFF)

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WAFF) - A deadly incident on the Tennessee River in Jackson County is under investigation.

The Marine Patrol Division of ALEA tells us 51-year-old Gregory Lawson drowned Friday when his canoe capsized. It happened around 7 p.m. Friday night in the Scottsboro area.

A woman in the canoe was able to swim to shore and was not hurt.

Lawson was from Hixon, Tennessee.

His death remains under investigation.

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