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Dublin Man Killed At Ohio Marina

Jun 18, 2017

Credit tripadvisor.com

State officials say a 19-year-old Dublin man died Friday night  after being electrocuted while trying to save his father and family dog at a Put-in-Bay marina.

Evan Currie's family docks its 33-foot-long power boat in western Lake Erie. Officials say the boat had just been plugged in for shore power when the family's dog fell into the water. Currie's father, Jeffrey, jumped in to save the dog and immediately began struggling. Evan Currie and his brother jumped into the water and also struggled. Jeffrey Currie and his other son managed to get back onto the boat after the shore power was unplugged while Evan Currie did not. The Ohio Division of Parks and Watercraft is investigating.