UPDATE: Swimmer dies after being pulled from rough surf near Fort Morgan


BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (6/9/2021 1:52 PM) — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) says the swimmer pulled from the waters near Fort Morgan has died. BCSO says the victim is 63-year-old James Campbell from Athens, Ala.

No further information has been released, check back for updates.

ORIGINAL STORY (6/9/202110:35 AM) — Fort Morgan Fire Rescue is working a swimmer in distress call Wednesday morning.

It happened near Buchanan Court, and sources say LifeFlight is there. WKRG News 5 has crews heading to the scene.

Red flags are flying on Gulf Shores and Orange Beach today.

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