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UPDATE - Man drowns near Cannelton Locks and Dam

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By The Staff

Storm swamps boat; two others rescued

CANNELTON - A Taswell man drowned Sunday afternoon after the boat he and two friends were fishing from filled with water during a thunderstorm, sending them into the Ohio River near the Cannelton Locks and Dam. County search-and-rescue members pulled the other two men to safety.

The body of 29-year-old Derrick Adams was recovered at 6:16 p.m. by Indiana conservation officers, assisted by the Perry County Rescue Squad, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife and Hancock County's search-and-rescue team.


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