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Boy Rescued From Hoover Reservoir Passes Away At Local Hospital

Genoa Township police say a 16-year-old boy rescued from the Hoover Reservoir on Saturday has died. Police early Sunday morning said the boy died at a local hospital, where he was taken after being pulled from the water in the area of Sunbury Road near Westerville. Police say it appears the unidentified boy jumped off a cliff while swimming with friends. They and a passerby tried to help the boy.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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