Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a Hanover man who was fishing at Hardy Lake near Austin.


68-year-old Herschel Horine was fishing at the Lake with his wife when he fell from his boat and was unresponsive. His wife was able to free Horine from the water, other boaters in the area saw the incident and responded to help.

Horine was transported to Scott County Memorial Hospital by emergency crews where he was pronounced dead.

The incident is still under investigation.