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Reports: BB Riverboats Employee Falls Into River

An employee at BB Riverboats fell into the Ohio River on Tuesday morning according to multiple reports.

Emergency responders from various departments, including the U.S. Coast Guard are reportedly on the scene.

According to the reports, the man fell into the water between a boat and a barge. His fall was reportedly seen on video footage after other employers became concerned when the man was no longer with them.

It happened at around 10:30 a.m.

BB Riverboats released the following statement:

"On or around 11:55 it was reported to management that an employee of ours appeared to be missing. After our management was notified, a company-wide search was conducted. Authorities were notified and as of now, a search is currently being performed by local water rescue. The Bernstein family extends our thoughts and prayers to the family as well as to our entire crew. As more information is passed along to us, we will update you further."

This story will be updated when more information is known.

-Staff report