Body found in Green River Lake

(LEX 18)– Authorities say they have recovered a body after an unoccupied boat was found going in circles without a driver on Green River Lake Wednesday.

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, and Taylor County Search and Rescue responded to the scene.

The call came in Wednesday morning that an unoccupied boat was found spinning around in circles on the lake.

Around 5:58 p.m., divers notified the coroner that they had recovered the body of 64-year-old John Switser, of Lebanon.

Switser was the sole occupant in a single boat accident.

An autopsy will be performed and the case is under investigation.