• Coroner called to Youghiogheny River after man goes under

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    PERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Emergency officials rushed to the banks of the Youghiogheny River after a man failed to come back above water while swimming.

    Officials told Channel 11 the coroner was called to the scene near Wilson Road in Perry Township in Fayette County.

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    Emergency crews said they were called about 5 p.m. They said the drowning appeared to be accidental.

    The Fayette County Coroner's Office and state police are still investigating.


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