Louisville man dies in the Salt River

Jonathan Ray
Jonathan Ray

HARDIN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - WAVE 3 is learning more about the drowning death of a Louisville man in Hardin County Saturday morning.

Family members tell WAVE 3 Jonathan Ray was camping with friends at the Salt River boat dock near West Point, Kentucky when they decided to go for a swim.

The coroner says Ray died from drowning. Ray's family tells WAVE 3 he was trying to help another person stay above water.

Louisville Metro Police dive team found his body around 3:30 Saturday morning.

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