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Barge Fall Results in Death

According to Indiana conservation officers, James Gamblin, 43, of Paducah, Ky. working on the Ganis R. Brewer Barge, Monday night, Nov 21, when the barge hit the wall of an Ohio River lock and he fell into the water and died.

News25ABC reports:
The impact caused the vessel’s barges to separate and Gamblin fell into the river about midway between Evansville and Louisville, KY.
Gamblin was wearing a life jacket and his body was found in a debris pile near the locks.
An autopsy is planned to determine whether he died of injuries from the fall or drowned.

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