A Nevada man lost his life while operating small remote control boats in the Truckee area. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Pettit says 55 year old Greg Kish from Sun Valley, Nevada was at Prosser Reservoir on Saturday. Captain Pettit says the man was seen operating a small remote control boat near the shore line in the late morning. Another camper saw Kish’s truck with his personal property in the front seat later in the day and a pile of clothing laying on the shore. Captain Pettit says Search and Rescue teams along with the dive team responded.
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The mans boy was recovered a distance from the shore in nine feet of water. . It is currently unknown if the man was trying to retrieve the boat or was trying to cool off because of the heat. No foul play is suspected in the apparent drowning.