8/17/15 – 5:36 A.M.
Update – 8:16 A.M.
A diving incident at the Gilboa Quarry over the weekend has turned fatal. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office reports emergency responders were called to the facility around 12:30 p.m. Saturday after a diver stopped breathing.
Other divers at the quarry performed CPR on 52-year-old Michael Flemmer of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia. Emergency personnel continued when they arrived. Flemmer was taken by medical helicopter to St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. Officials at the hospital say Flemmer has passed away. The incident remains under investigation.Read More →