UPDATE: Authorities ID man who drowned at Cheat Lake

Authorities have identified a man who drowned at Cheat Lake on the Fourth of July
Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 2:35 PM EDT
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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Authorities have identified a man who drowned at Cheat Lake on the Fourth of July.

Search and rescue, fire and Monongalia County Sheriff units responded around 2 p.m. Monday to the area of Ices Ferry Bridge.

The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as 37-year-old Thomas Burt of Martins Ferry, Ohio.

It’s unclear exactly what caused Burt to drown.

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