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64-year-old Ravenna man drowns in Lake Hodgson

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is investigating the incident.

RAVENNA, Ohio — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from a previous story.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is investigating the drowning of a 64-year-old Ravenna man in Lake Hodgson.

Ravenna police and fire personnel were called to Lake Hodgson at 5331 Lakewood Road in Ravenna for a report of a capsized boat just after 8 p.m. on Monday evening. Before crews arrived, dispatch received a second call stating that there was a body in the lake.

When fire crews arrived, they found the body of a male in the water. The male was later identified as 64-year-old Albert Kovach of Ravenna. Kovach's truck was parked in a nearby area by a boat ramp.

The boat and fishing gear were brought back to shore by fire crews.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources was contacted and will be conducting an investigation. 

Ravenna Police asks that anybody who has information on this incident contact them at (330) 296-6486.

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