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Toledo Walleye player dies in Switzerland

Bryan Rufenach was 23 years old. He was in Toledo for part of the last two years playing 60 games as a defenseman. Bryan Rufenach was 23 years old. He was in Toledo for part of the last two years playing 60 games as a defenseman.

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - Toledo Walleye player Bryan Rufenach died Tuesday morning while backpacking with a friend in Switzerland.

Our T Sports team learned he may have been electrocuted.

Rufenach, who was from Canada, was 23 years old. He was in Toledo for part of the last two years playing 60 games as a defenseman.

Walleye head coach Nick Vitucci said, "The entire team's thoughts and prayers are with Bryan's family as they get through this difficult time. Bryan was a great teammate and would play any role asked of him."

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Funeral plans are still being made.

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