DAWSON SPRINGS -- A man was found dead on Tuesday afternoon after drowning in Lake Beshear, according to officials who responded to the scene.

The man allegedly fell from a dock in Caldwell County near Fowler Ridge Road and into Lake Beshear, radio traffic said.

Rescue teams from Christian, Hopkins and Caldwell counties arrived to search for him. Many other agencies also responded and some brought boats.

The man was found hours later and then pronounced dead at the scene by the Caldwell County coroner.

Other media report the man is James "Jimmy" Doss Jr., 70, of Gracey. Lamb Funeral Home in Hopkinsville has incomplete arrangements for Doss.

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