Ice accident results in death in Daviess CountyFebruary 3, 2019
From Local Sources
Indiana Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are concluding a death investigation of a 55-year-old Loogootee man who fell through the ice while ice fishing Friday.
The Daviess County Sheriff’s Depart received the call around 7 p.m. and multiple agencies responded. The location was eastern Daviess County on private property off Daviess County Road 500S.
South East Fire District rescue personnel were able to bring the victim, Roger L. Williams, to shore.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Daviess County Coroner’s Office, according to conservation officers.
The ice thickness at the time of the incident was approximately 2 inches where Williams went into the water, according to authorities. He had not been in contact with anyone for several hours before he was found and was not wearing any type of personal floatation device.
Responding agencies included the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, conservation officers, South East Fire District, Washington Township Fire Department, Southwest Medical and the Daviess County Coroner’s Office.
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