CLINTON, Ill. (WAND) -DeWitt County Coroner, Randy J. Rice has identified the body of the person found in Clinton Lake on Tuesday.
Alan W. Bell, 65, of Clinton, was pronounced dead at 10:40 a.m. September 21,2021 at the Valley Mill Fishing Access.
IDNR Conservation Police were dispatched to Clinton Lake Valley Mill Fishing Access after a fisherman reported seeing a vehicle at the edge of the lake and a body floating in the water.
Authorities recovered the body of near the lakeshore.
According to the Coroner, the truck that Bell was driving went partially down an embankment at the lake. Bell exited the truck from the passenger side and he slipped into the lake.
IDNR Conservation Police, DeWitt County Sheriff's Department, DeWitt County EMS, DeWitt County Coroner's Officer, Clinton Fire Department and Illinois State Police responded to the scene.
At this time no further information is available.