Coroner called after person reportedly fell from barge in Beaver County

MONACA, Pa. — A person reportedly fell from a barge in Beaver County Monday night, and a body was later pulled from the water, officials said.

Emergency crews were called about 7:15 p.m. to the Montgomery Lock and Dam on the Ohio River between Monaca and Shippingport. Multiple agencies responded and launched boats to find the person who reportedly fell in.

What started as a rescue mission quickly turned into a recovery mission, and a coroner was called to the scene, officials said.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m., officials confirmed that a body had been pulled from the water.