Oldham County police investigating incident at Falling Rock Park quarry

Oldham County police investigating incident at Falling Rock Park quarry
Oldham County police are investigating an incident that happened Sunday morning at the Falling Rock Park quarry in La Grange. (Source: Gray News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Oldham County police are investigating an incident that happened Sunday morning at the Falling Rock Park quarry in La Grange.

Police say Oldham County Central Dispatch received a call around 12:30 p.m. about a possible drowning/water emergency at the quarry on Fendley Mill Road.

Dennis Price, 62, of Louisville, KY went scuba diving with a friend around 9:45 a.m. and according to investigators, Price and his dive buddy separated once entering the water.

Another group of divers spotted Price, unresponsive, at the bottom of the quarry and called police.

Price was brought on shore and given CPR by the other divers.

Oldham County EMS and Lagrange Fire and Rescue arrived and continued to administer emergency treatment, but Price was pronounced dead on scene.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

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