DNR identifies fisherman who died after falling into icy pond in Morgan County

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MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities in Morgan County are investigating after a man died while ice fishing.

On Sunday afternoon, authorities responded to the 5800 block of Hackers Creek Rd. on the report of an ice rescue.

The scene was at a private pond and authorities said a property owner noticed footprints walking out to a fishing hole, but no footprints back.

Washington Township Fire Department dive team was first on the scene and recovered the male, who was later identified as 51-year-old Gregory Davis from Camby, Ind.

Davis was originally transported to IU Health Morgan. He was then taken by helicopter to IU Health Methodist in Indianapolis, where he was pronounced dead.

The case remains under investigation.

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