Search over, body of man missing in Herkimer Co. tubing accident is recovered
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:35:45 GMT —
State Police dive teams recovered the body of a missing Herkimer County man on Saturday, not far from where he went missing while tubing.
The victim is identified as Roger Keeler, 48, believed from Newport.
He was tubing about 6:15 on Friday evening, near Poland Sand and Gravel, off Route 28, when he went under.Efforts to find him Friday evening were unsuccessful, so State Police dive team members and volunteers from the Poland and Newport Fire Departments headed up the search efforts, which ended early Saturday afternoon.