Water Rescue Investigation in Boone County

At approximately 2 p.m. Tuesday, Boone County Central Communications received a call from a local fisherman that a vehicle was submerged in a private pond near US Hwy 52 and County Road 700 N. Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to investigate a water rescue.

The Department of Natural Resources Officers and Dive Team responded to the scene for assistance with extracting the vehicle from the pond. Daniel Fastenau, 57 years-old, of Indianapolis, was located inside the vehicle in the driver’s seat and was pronounced dead on the scene. This incident is still under investigation, and updates will be provided when available.

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