EASTLAKE, OH (WOIO) - Eastlake Police say it's likely a 77-year-old Cleveland man slipped and hit his head on a rock on the banks of the Chagrin River, causing him to fall in while fishing.
Crews found him unconscious near the Lakeshore Blvd bridge Friday evening. The Eastlake Fire Department Water Rescue Team was able to pull the male out of the river.
Paramedics performed CPR on the man, but he died after he was taken to Lake West Hospital.
Eastlake Police have not yet identified the deceased male.