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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.

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