Man dies at Nevada reservoir after being struck by propeller


FALLON, Nev. (AP) — A 25-year-old man has died after a boating accident at a western Nevada reservoir.
The Churchill County Sheriff’s Office said the accident occurred at Lahontan Reservoir.
The sheriff’s office said Joel Orville Schwarz of Round Mountain slipped from a ladder while trying to board his boat and hit and injured his leg on a moving propeller.
The sheriff’s office said lifesaving efforts were attempted at a beach on the reservoir but Schwartz was declared dead at the scene.
Nevada Division of Wildlife is investigating the accident.


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