Canoe Crews Get Into Fight On Whitewater River

Posted On August 04, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

Whitewater River file photo

Whitewater River
file photo

(Whitewater Township, Oh.) – What was supposed to be a lazy afternoon on the river turned into a brawl Sunday.

Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputies say 30 to 40 people were either involved in or witnessed a fight on the Whitewater River where it meets Dry Fork Creek around 4:00 p.m., WKRC-TV reported.

At least two people were treated for minor injuries. There was a report that one woman was knocked unconscious in the fight.

Two men were charged with disorderly conduct. Green Acres Canoe and Kayak Rental banned them both for life.

Deputies said alcohol may have played a role in the fight.