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Man Pulled From Ohio River Identified
82-year-old Virgil Souder had died after falling from a ferry and being pulled from the Ohio River Tuesday afternoon.
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.