Man drowns Saturday at Laurel Lake
Posted On 02 Jun 2018
One person drown Saturday afternoon at the beach at the Laurel Lake spillway.
Emergency personnel were called to the scene off of Ky. 1193 at approximately 3 p.m.
Officials said bystanders were able to pull the man, identified as Alfonzo Sanchez-Gonzalez, 42, of Lexington out of the water and began CPR.
However, Gonzalez has reportedly been underwater for approximately eight minutes before he was rescued.
Whitley County EMS responded and transported Gonzalez to Baptist Health Corbin where he was pronounced dead.