Sunday, May 27, 2018
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Print Furniture

Cincinnati man's death ruled accidental drowning

The death of a 71-year-old Cincinnati man who drowned Monday in the Maumee River has been ruled accidental, Dr. Douglas Hess, Wood County coroner, said yesterday.

The victim was identified as Alex Tyler. His body was found Tuesday near the southern tip of an island at the base of Fort Meigs State Park.

Mr. Tyler and two other Cincinnati men fell into the water late Monday morning after their 15-foot aluminum rowboat capsized during a fishing trip.

The two others, William Mundon, 78, and Ralph Foster, 77, were able to get to shore. The men had floatation devices in the boat, but did not wear them.

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2018 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…