Boating Ax: One person killed in boating mishap on Mogadore Lake

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PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -  A fisherman in Portage County pulled a man from Mogadore Lake after his body was found floating in the water.

The Portage County sheriff says a fisherman spotted the body and pulled him to shore.

The deceased is a 75-year-old white male from Akron.

His identity is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.

The victim was seen putting in a flat bottom john boat into the lake Thursday morning.

It is not clear how he ended up in the water.

The cause of death is pending until the autopsy can be completed.

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