Drowning victim identified as Lawrenceburg man

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LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man drowned after driving his truck into a flooded marina parking lot, according to the Anderson County News.

Firefighters tell the newspaper they think 55-year old Obed Drury got out of his truck after it became submerged in the Taylorsville Lake Marina parking lot. They believe he tried to get to dry land by following the marina’s lights but instead, became disoriented and ended up walking into deeper water and drowning.

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The newspaper reports firefighters found Drury’s truck Friday morning and pulled it from the water. Drury’s body was found a few hours later about 125 feet from where the truck had been located, according to the newspaper.