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Elderly Man Pulled from Ohio River

Updated: Wednesday, December 11 2013, 07:18 AM EST
UPDATE:
82-year-old Virgil Souder had died after falling from a ferry and being pulled from the Ohio River Tuesday afternoon.

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CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Boone County Police have identified the man who was pulled from the Ohio River Tuesday afternoon.

Rescue crews rushed to pull 82-year-old Virgil Souder from the Ohio River. 

Souder
is from Hebron, Kentucky and works as a deckhand on the Anderson
Ferry.  He fell into the river shortly before 2p.m.  A tow boat crew
pulled him from the water about two miles away near Cargil Terminal on
River Road.

Police say Souder was not wearing a life jacket.  He
was transported to University Hospital.  There is no update on his
condition at this time.

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