Crews searching for man who fell into river


A man has gone missing after falling into the Ohio River at the Steubenville Marina sometime around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

A woman who was with the man said as they were walking along the water, he lost his balance and fell into the river.

She says when she realized she wasn’t going to be able to help him by herself, she told him to swim down the edge and she left to call for help, but then she wasn’t able to find him.

The Steubenville police and fire departments are both on scene right now looking for the man.

A search and rescue team from Weirton and the Pottery Addition dive team is also on scene searching for this missing man, whose identity has not yet been released.

Stay with NEWS9 for any developments.

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