Man injured by boat propeller after falling into Maumee River

Updated: May. 24, 2021 at 12:54 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A 27-year-old Toledo man was injured Friday evening when he fell off a boat into the Maumee River and was struck by the boat’s propeller.

Authorities were called to the scene just before 9 p.m. Friday, a boat dock in the 400 block of N. Summit St. The man had fallen off the boat, and his arm was severely injured by the propeller.

Police units applied a tourniquet to his arm, and he was transported to the hospital. According to a police report, his injuries appeared non-life-threatening.

There was no further update on his condition.

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