Police ID victim pulled from car in Little Miami River

UNION TOWNSHIP, CLERMONT COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - Police have identified a man who was found inside a car that was pulled out of the Little Miami River on Sunday night.

Police say James Orourke, 35, of Maineville, was traveling on Round Bottom Road in the area of Binning Road when he lost control of his vehicle, struck a guardrail, drove across the center line and struck another guardrail. At that point, the vehicle left the roadway and landed in the Little Miami River.

Police are treating his death as a traffic fatality. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

The car was pulled out of the river at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday evening after a passing motorist notified authorities about a car in the river.

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