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Louisville teen drowns in Taylorsville Lake

The victim was 17 years old, according to the coroner's office.
The victim was 17 years old, according to the coroner's office.
Published: Aug. 4, 2019 at 11:48 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Authorities confirm a Louisville teen drowned in Spencer County on Saturday night.

According to a post on the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District’s Facebook, officials responded to the call just before 8 p.m..

At 7:49 pm we were dispatched to a water rescue call at Taylorsville Lake. Divers from TSCFD located the victim in 30-35...

Posted by Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District on Saturday, August 3, 2019

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified that victim as 17-year-old Damien Kirkpatrick.

His death was ruled an accident.

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