DANVILLE, Ill. - Authorities in
east-central Illinois say a 72-year-old man drowned after falling out of his
boat at the start of a weekend fishing tournament.
Vermilion County Coroner Peggy Johnson says
Kenneth Dunbar of Danville was pronounced dead
Saturday morning after he fell into Lake
The coroner's office says Dunbar
had just left the boat ramp to participate in the Illini Bass Club tournament
when he fell out of the boat.
Johnson says an autopsy on Sunday determined
that Dunbar drowned, but she says he had
severe heart problems that are believed to have contributed to the accident.