Man dies in Ohio River boating accident near New Albany - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Man dies in Ohio River boating accident near New Albany

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - One man is dead after a boating accident Sunday afternoon on the Ohio River near New Albany, according to the Indiana Conservation Office.

Two fishermen were aboard a runabout boat upstream from the K&I Bridge when the motor struck an underwater object, causing one man to be thrown overboard.

The man resurfaced and was lifted back into the boat, only to lose consciousness shortly thereafter.

He was pronounced dead after being transported to Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.

The victim's named is being withheld pending family notification.

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