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Officials release identity of victim in Sunday morning drowning at SCH Coal Terminal

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coal_terminalCALVERT CITY - Officials have released the name of the victim in this morning's drowning incident at Calvert City's SCH Coal Terminal, following notification to family.
Emergency Responders were called to the scene of 5044 Industrial Parkway shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning to a report of a man in the water where they began an intensive search and rescue recovery operation. Co-workers say they lost contact with the victim and could not confirm at the time if he was wearing a life vest.
Within an hour, the mission turned to a recovery operation when responders located the body of 52 year-old Kevin L. Meyers, of Brookport Ill. No further details have been made available as to how the accident occurred.


(Photo credit -SCH Coal Terminal website)