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Man dies while scuba diving at La Grange park

Posted at 6:17 AM, Sep 30, 2019

OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Oldham County were investigating after a man died Sunday morning at the Falling Rock Park Quarry in La Grange.

Emergency crews were called out about 10:30 a.m. after a group of divers found an unresponsive man at the bottom of the quarry.

Police said rescue crews pulled out 62-year-old Dennis Price and attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful.

Price was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said Price had been scuba diving with a friend, but the pair became separated at some point.

The cause of death remains under investigation.