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Search continues for man lost on lake; may be from Bullitt County

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By The Staff

Update: June 1

TAYLORSVILLE - The search continues today for a Bullitt County man involved in a Taylorsville Lake boating accident.

According to Spencer County Sheriff's officials, the search continued over the weekend but as of Monday the body still had not been recovered.

Officials have not released the name of the missing man.

Spencer County dispatch received the call of a single-boat accident shortly after 10 a.m. Friday. Only one individual is believed to be involved.

The Spencer County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department, Kentucky State Police, the Louisville Metro Dive Team and the Mount Washington Fire Department were on the scene Friday.

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TAYLORSVILLE - Emergency officials were to search for a third day on Sunday at Taylorsville Lake for a man who has been missing since early Friday.

A man described as a Bullitt Countian in his mid- to late-30s has been missing since his boat capsized around 10 a.m. on Friday at the lake, according to Spencer County officials.

Officials from various agencies have been on the scene since Friday.

The Mount Washington fire and police departments, the Kentucky State Police and the state Fish and Wildlife, joined Spencer County fire and police departments.

The Louisville Metro dive team has also been assisting in the search.

Reports said the man’s boat capsized and he fell into the water. One man said he tried to throw a life preserver to the man but he disappeared under the water.

There have been no other details about the incident released.

There were apparently no other boats involved in the incident and no other people have been reported missing.

The search continued on Friday and Saturday and resumed early Sunday morning.

Law enforcement officials were not releasing the name of the man suspected to be in the incident.