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Ohio man dies from injuries after diving off boat on Big Chapman Lake

Posted on July 8, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on July 8, 2013 at 2:33 p.m.

Truth Staff

SYRACUSE — An Ohio man injured in a swimming accident in Kosciusko County has passed away.

Bradley Heyne, 26, of Coldwater, Ohio, was swimming with friends at Big Chapman Lake at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 7, according to a press release. He dove off a boat head first and struck his head on a shallow sandbar.

Nearby boaters pulled Heyne, who was unresponsive, to shore. He was immediately given CPR.

Heyne was taken to a local hospital, where he passed away on Monday morning, July 8, from his injuries.