Local Man Dies After Falling Into Lake Erie - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Local Man Dies After Falling Into Lake Erie

CLEVELAND (AP) - A Shaker Heights man died on Tuesday after he slipped off a boat at the Intercity Yacht Club and fell into Lake Erie.

The Cuyahoga County coroner's office said that an autopsy on 55-year-old Robert Lilly was completed, but results weren't yet available.

Ohio Division of Watercraft investigator James Gorman said that Lilly was having a small party with friends on a boat at the club on Monday when he slipped and fell into the water.

Firefighters tried to revive him but Lilly was pronounced dead at Huron Hospital.

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