A Bowling Green man is dead after his canoe flipped on a private lake west of Curryville. 

43-year-old Daniel Ortega was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened last Thursday afternoon.

The Pike County Sheriff’s Department announced details Monday. The sheriff’s department said a 911 call was received that a boat with two occupants flipped and that only one of the people surfaced.The call was made by a witness who was fishing on the bank of the lake.

The second occupant of the boat was treated at the scene.