LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Police are investigating the circumstances of a boating incident that left one dead and another injured near Harrod’s Creek Monday.
Police say officers responded to the 5800 block of River Road after a boating collision on the Ohio River.
According to their preliminary investigation, officers say the operator of the boat struck possible debris in the river, lost control of the boat and a female occupant sustained fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
The boat’s operator was transported to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the LMPD Homicide Unit is calling it a death investigation at this time.
The deceased victim has not yet been identified.