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Dinesh Sudhakar-Uckoo, 26, killed, after his kayak overturns going over a dam on the Fox River near Geneva, Illniois
Modified Date:Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:06pm
Accident Date:Saturday, April 19, 2014
A 26-year-old Bloomington man who died following a kayak accident on the Fox River in Geneva over the weekend has been identified as Dinesh Sudhakar-Uckoo, according to the Kane County Coroner.
Authorities say a Bloomington man died during a weekend kayaking accident in northern Illinois. The 26-year-old man, later identified as Dinesh Sudhakar-Uckoo, was in a kayak on the Fox River near Geneva on Saturday when the boat went over a dam. One man was thrown from the kayak, while a second was stuck in the boat. He was pulled from the water about two hours later and pronounced dead at the scene. The second man was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover. Authorities say the two were in Geneva with a group of friends for the kayaking trip. No one else was injured. Geneva is about 35 miles west of Chicago.
County:Kane County, IL