Teenager pronounced dead at Lake Cumberland
RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Officials in Russell County are investigating the death of a teenager at Lake Cumberland.
17-year-old Cameron Powell of Somerset was pronounced dead at Clifty Creek boat ramp by the Russell County coroner shortly before 9:30 on Friday night.
According to officials, Powell was one of two people in a car that had entered the water. The other person reportedly was able to escape, according to KY Fish & Wildlife officers.
Powell is being taken to the state medical examiner in Frankfort for further evaluation.
The investigation is being led by KY Fish & Wildlife officers and the Russell County coroner’s office.
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