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.