TALLASSEE, Ala. — A man was found dead after a kayaking accident in central Alabama.

The Opelika-Auburn News reports the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a news release that 31-year-old Charles Edward Stewart was pulled from the Tallapoosa River on Tuesday.

ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division says Stewart was not wearing a personal flotation device. He was displaced from his kayak on the river below Thurlow Dam.