Fisherman dies after falling into icy Martinsville pond

A fisherman was pulled from a private pond in Martinsville after falling through the ice. (Provided Photo/Harrison Township Fire Department)

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — A fisherman has died after emergency crews pulled him out of an icy pond in Martinsville on Sunday afternoon, the Department of Natural Resources reported.

Morgan County dispatch received a 911 call from someone who said he noticed footprints walking on the ice of a pond on his property, in the 5800 block of Hackers Creek Road, according to a news release.

A dive team from Washington Township Fire Department recovered 51-year-old Gregory Davis from the water and started CPR. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources identified Davis Monday morning.

Davis, who was taken to IU Health Morgan. He was taken to IU Methodist in critical condition but was pronounced dead at IU Health Methodist.

Other agencies assisting at the scene included Harrison Township Fire Department, Morgan County EMS, Martinsville Fire Department, Green Township Fire Department and Paragon Fire Department.