Vehicle Found in Lake off County Road 31



According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, a pick-up truck containing three bodies was recovered from Weiss Lake yesterday.  A fisherman spotted the vehicle in the water adjacent to County Road 31, and authorities were notified at approximately 1:00 p.m. Cherokee County Sheriff's Office Investigators and Deputies, Cherokee County Rescue Squad members, and Alabama State Troopers responded to the scene.  This incident is being investigated as a traffic accident at this time.  The Cherokee County Coroner’s Office transported the bodies for autopsy.  Their identities are being withheld pending notification of relatives.