Covington, Kentucky

Man, 82, Dies After Fall from Anderson Ferry

A man has died after falling from the Anderson Ferry on Tuesday afternoon.

Virgil Souder, 82, was a longtime deckhand on the ferry.

The Hebron man was recovered from the water about thirty minutes after the fall and was rushed to University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

On Tuesday evening, the Anderson Ferry Facebook page reported that Souder had passed away. "We wish his loved ones our deep sympathy," the page wrote.

Accoding to media reports, Souder was not wearing a life vest at the time of his fall.

Photo: Virgil Souder via Anderson Ferry's Facebook page