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Ferry Deckhand Dies

Ferry Deckhand Dies
Posted December 11th, 2013 @ 10:42am by 700WLW News

( Hebron, Kentucky ) - The man who fell into the Ohio River at about 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon was pronounced dead at the hospital not long after.

82-Year-Old Virgil Souder was a deckhand on the Anderson Ferry. Multiple water rescue crews were called to the area, but Souder was eventually pulled out of the water by a nearby tugboat.

Souder was a Korean War veteran and had worked on the Anderson Ferry for decades.

The Coast Guard is investigating.

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