1 Teen Rescued, 1 Dead In Connoquenessing Creek

May 28, 2018 - 6:24 pm

ELLWOOD CITY (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – A Memorial Day swim turned tragic Monday afternoon in Ellwood City.

Officials say two teenage boys were swimming in Connoquenessing Creek between Second Street and Pittsburgh Circle, with a teenage girl on the shore. Both boys became distressed in the water. One climbed onto a rock, the other disappeared into the water.

Crew rescued the teen from the rock with the help of the Beaver Falls Fire department before recovering the body of a 17-year-old a short time later.

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