Charleston man identified as victim in Ohio boating accident

DELAWARE, OH — A Charleston man has been identified as the victim of a boating accident on Alum Creek Lake in Ohio on Monday, according to The Columbus Dispatch.

Stephanie O’Grady, a spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, told the newspaper that Joseph Youssef, 29 of Charleston, died as a result of the accident.

Two other people were taken to the hospital as a result of the accident but not other information was given.

The Columbus-Dispatch said the incident involved a boat pulling a person on an inner tube near the Alum Creek Marina.

Delaware County Fire Dispatch told the newspaper one of the victims was reportedly run over by a boat and suffered a near amputation of a leg.

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