91-year old man drowns while fishing in Kansas farm pond

Drowning (KSN File Photo)
Drowning (KSN File Photo)

MAYETTA, Kan. (AP) – Authorities say a 91-year-old man has drowned while fishing in an eastern Kansas farm pond.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says the victim has been identified as John Johnson, of Berryton. He was among three men in a small boat that capsized Wednesday in the pond near Mayetta.

Johnson drowned while attempting to swim to shore. The other two people in the boat survived.