FALLON (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 June 29 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.