A Louisville man hit by a spinning boat propeller in Lake Cumberland over the weekend died as a result of blunt force trauma, Russell County Coroner Michael Reynolds said Monday.
Ryenolds identified the man as Gary Michael Burnett, 64.
The death happened at Lake Cumberland State Dock in Russell County Saturday evening. Burnett fell into the water and was hit by a boat propeller.
Reynolds pronounced Burnett dead at the dock at 10:27 p.m. (CDT).
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The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources is investigating with the sheriff’s office.