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Investigation Continues In Weekend Boating Death

An investigation continues today into the death of a Southern Kentucky man on Lake Cumberland.

Pulaski County Rescue Crews responded to the lake yesterday morning after a report of a boating accident.

On arrival they found two men; who informed them a third man was still missing in the water.

It took crews several hours to find the body of 36-year old Carry David.

Officials tell 27 NEWSFIRST the three men were night fishing around 3 am when their boat began to take on water.

Officials say, the two survivors 36 year-old Jamie Bennett Mcaninch, and 27 year-old Terry Coffey were both arrested on alcohol intoxication charges and have since been released from the Pulaski County detention center.

The investigation continues as to why the boat sank, and why it took four hours to report.

AP Story

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - A boating accident on Lake Cumberland claimed the life of a south-central Kentucky man, police said.

Carry David, 36, of Somerset drowned Sunday after the boat he and two others were in sank about 3 a.m. EDT, according to Detective Brett Whitaker of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department.

Jamie Bennett Mcaninch, 36, and Terry Coffey, 27, survived, Whitaker said. The two Somerset men were arrested on alcohol intoxication charges, but were later released from the Pulaski County Detention Center, Whitaker said.

David's body was found after several hours of searching by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department and local rescue personnel.

Authorities were trying to determine why the boat sank and why it took four hours for the two survivors to report the incident.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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