(AP) — Kentucky State Police say an eastern Kentucky teenager has died after falling into the backwaters of Paintsville Lake.
Police identified the victim as 15-year-old Luke Caudill of Staffordsville and said he was in the lake and unresponsive when help arrived. Caudill was pronounced dead at the scene Friday afternoon.
Police said the initial investigation indicates Caudill was walking along the edge of the water and fell into the lake. No foul play is suspected, and the investigation is continuing.