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Independence man dies at Blue Springs Lake

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Posted at 5:02 PM, Jun 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-08 18:02:47-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 56-year-old Independence man drowned Thursday at Blue Springs Lake.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Online Boat/Drowning Incident Report, Bernard L. Lindsey was spotted casting a net near the spillway at the Blue Springs Lake during the mid-afternoon.

About an hour later, Lindsey was spotted floating face down in the water around 5:30 p.m. He was pulled from the water by a bystander and later pronounced dead.