Madison Co. man drowns after kayak overturns in pond

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — A man was found drowned Saturday evening after a caller reported a capsized kayak in a pond in Three Way, according to the sheriff’s office.

drowning-image.jpgFirefighters from the Madison County Fire Department found Gary Glenn, 65, near the pond’s spillway, according to Tom Mapes, public information officer for the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.

The sheriff’s office got the call just after 6 p.m., and crews responded to the 400 block of Sanders Bluff Road, according to Mapes.

Firefighters began dragging the pond around 6:30 p.m., and Mapes said they recovered Glenn’s body around 8 p.m.

Glenn reportedly was not wearing a life vest.

Mapes said the drowning appears to have been accidental and that Glenn’s body was transported to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.