Monday, April 20, 2015

Newport FD successfully rescues man from Ohio River Sunday

Photo courtesy Queen City Discover Blog
Northern Kentucky emergency crews responded to the banks of the Ohio River after reports came in shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday of a person floating in the river.

Authorities said the Newport Fire Department pulled the man out of the water just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police said the man was at the Beer Sellar in Newport, Kentucky, before he went into the water.

Police said it is unclear if the man fell into the river or if he intentionally jumped in.

The man's name was not immediately released.

Read the original story on WLWT.com here.

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