One person dead after drowning incident at Ohiopyle

Officials with Fayette County 911 confirmed one person was dead and five people were involved in a situation on the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle. Read more here: https://on.wpxi.com/2LmQ6WK Subscribe to WPXI: https://on.wpxi.com/YouTube Connect with WPXI online: https://www.wpxi.com/ Download our FREE apps: https://wpxiapps.com/

OHIOPYLE, Pa. — Officials with Fayette County 911 confirmed one person was dead and five people were involved in a situation on the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle.

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Park manager Ken Bisbee told Channel 11 between 1 and 1:30 p.m. a 911 call was made reporting several people in distress at the Rivers End Rapid. He said that a group of family and friends who rented a raft reported that one of the members of their group went under after falling from the raft.

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Bisbee said the man got his foot stuck underwater and couldn't resurface and was underwater for about 35 minutes.

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