Man identified after drowning in Brown County pond
The incident is under investigation.
BROWN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - A 40-year-old man died Wednesday after falling into a farm pond on OH-125.
The Russellville Fire Department and Brown County deputies were called around 5:30 p.m. for a person who was still underwater, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.
Teams could not locate the man, who was later identified as 40-year-old Brian Shearer, the sheriff’s office said.
Dive teams eventually found Shearer but were unable to resuscitate him.
The investigation is ongoing.
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