Highway patrol investigating drowning at Blue Springs Lake

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — An Independence man has died following a drowning earlier this week at Blue Springs Lake.

The incident was reported around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, according to the Missouri State Highway patrol.

A man identified as 56-year-old Bernard L. Lindsey, was seen casting a net near the spillway. About one hour later, he was seen floating face down in the water, according to the highway patrol’s report. He was pulled to shore by a bystander.

The highway patrol is continuing to investigate the incident.

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