UPDATE (Saturday, Sept. 16 at 4:31 p.m.) – A man has died after being rescued from the Kanawha River Friday night, according to the Charleston Police Department.
Richard Kosior, 63, of Charleston was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.
Officers said he was moving from his boat to another when he slipped and fell into the water.
The incident has been ruled accidental, no foul play is suspected, according to CPD.
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Emergency crews are on the scene of a water rescue.
It was reported around 10:15 Friday night near Haddad Riverfront Park along the Kanawha River in Charleston.
Our crew at the scene says they’ve been able to locate the man. His condition is unknown at this time. An ambulance took him to the hospital.
Metro 911 says that he either fell off a boat or the shore and into the water.
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