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Man pulled from Cuyahoga River Saturday; Cuyahoga Falls police investigating

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Posted at 9:41 AM, Aug 30, 2021

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Cuyahoga Falls police are investigating after a man was pulled from the Cuyahoga River Saturday, according to a news release from the department.

Officers and fire personnel responded at approximately 5:12 p.m. to the area of 1659 Front Street for a person face down in the river.

Rescue crews pulled the deceased adult male from the river.

Police said no foul play is suspected at this time, but the incident remains under investigation.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said the identity of the man is believed to be known, pending positive identification and next-of-kin notification.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department at 330-971-8334.

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