MADISON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Johnny Henderson, of Hazel Green, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday drowning in Madison County.

Henderson, 35, drowned while kayaking in Hazel Green Sunday.


According to reports, Henderson was kayaking with his two children, when the watercraft encountered strong currents on Sunday.

Coach Henderson drown after he was able to safely get the children to shore.

Good afternoon Trojan family. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of another one of our own. This is an extremely tough loss for our park. Coach Johnny Henderson has been and will always be such an asset to our park. He coached multiple sports here at the park and was always willing to help in honor of all the children at the park. We will always appreciate his efforts and time to help make our park a better place. He will be truly missed. Our park has been hit hard this past week with the loss of loved ones that were near and dear to our hearts. Please join us in lifting this precious family up in your prayers. Please hug your loved ones a little tighter as tomorrow is never promised. We would also like you to continue to lift up the Brocato, Cantrell, and Selby families in your prayers as well. As always we appreciate each and every one of you.

Henderson was pronounced dead at the scene of drowning.


Geo quick facts: Madison County is located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 334,811, making it the third-most populous county in Alabama. Its county seat is Huntsville – Wikipedia.