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Report: 1 dead after boating accident in New Philadelphia

Posted at 10:09 PM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 22:09:45-04

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — A person has died after a boating accident in the Tuscarawas River, according to News 5's media partners at the Times Reporter.

New Philadelphia Police Chief Michael Goodwin said a man reported seeing two people go down the river around 3:15 p.m. near the Mill Avenue Bridge.

Police found one person across the river, who told them the other person was not breathing.

A good Samaritan perform CPR, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

To read the Times Reporter's full story, click here.