Updated:LOWER TYRONE TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
A 61-year-old man drowned Monday afternoon in the Youghiogheny River.
William Philips, of McMurray, rolled a kayak in a section of the river located in Lower Tyrone Township.
Authorities said that the accidental drowning occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday.
Medical personnel were summoned after Phillips was turned upright. He was transported to Uniontown Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
An investigation is ongoing.