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Man who drowned in Buffalo Lake identified

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ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) – Authorities have released the name of a man who died after he was found in a Hardin County lake.

According to Elizabethtown police, Justin S. Russell, 28, was found just before 8 p.m. July 15 face down in Buffalo Lake.

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Russell had been pulled from the lake and CPR was underway when officers arrived, but attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

The Hardin County Coroner’s Office is trying to determine what caused Russell’s death.

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