CINCINNATI - Four people who ended up in the Ohio River after their boat capsized were rescued by a 'Ride the Ducks' boat Friday afternoon.
Police responded around 3 p.m. to a report of a boat capsized in the Ohio River at 1 Broadway.
Officials say two adults and two children were rescued by a 'Ride the Ducks' tour boat when they were in the water with life jackets on.
Captain Eddie Foley, 36, of Delhi, Ohio and tour guide Robert Cloar, 20, of Independence, Ky. responded instantly when they saw the boat overturn near the Licking River. Police say Foley radioed for help while Cloar helped the two adults and children aboard the 'Duck' boat.
Officials on the scene found the overturned boat on the Covington side of the river near Greenup Street.
No injuries were reported but the four rescued were taken by ambulance to an area hospital to be checked out. Officials say the family was shaken, but unharmed.
According to a release, the two adults reported that another boat passed them before they were rescued by the 'Duck' boat.
Both Foley and Cloar returned to work Friday afternoon.
The cause of the capsizing remains under investigation.
Ride the Ducks boats depart from Newport, Ky., giving tours of the Greater Cincinnati area on land and in the Ohio River.
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