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Body found in Mohawk River

Body found in Mohawk River

October 21, 2018 02:13 PM

A man is dead after police say he fell into the Mohawk River. 

Rotterdam Police say 55-year-old Kevin Straut went out fishing around 6 Friday night. His wife called police after he didn't return home. 

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Police searched the areas where Straut was known to fish, and after hours of looking, a helicopter located his body this morning.

Authorities say it appears he accidentally fell in but are still investigating. 

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Muneib Chater

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