Ex-Sylvania mayor killed during Canadian fishing trip

James Seney

A long time Sylvania mayor was killed over the weekend in a boating accident in Canadian waters.

The Toledo Blade is reporting that 71-year-old James Seney and a friend were heading back to shore Saturday when their boat malfunctioned and crashed into a rock wall in Lake of the Woods in Ontario. Seney and his friend were both killed instantly.

Seney served as Sylvania mayor from 19-77 to 19-95.

Funeral arrangements are being made.