Lonnie Troxell, 68, was found floating about 6:20 p.m. Tuesday in the Ohio River near the Captain’s Quarters restaurant and marina, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.
Police, fire and other emergency responders found Troxell’s body and pulled it from the river. Troxell was pronounced dead the scene, according to the coroner’s office.
The cause of death has not been released pending the results of an autopsy.
Troxell was the owner of a racing team from 2000-2005 that competed in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, which is now called the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, according to Racing Reference.
— Courier Journal —