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Teen drowns in Erie Canal

 
Posted June 26th, 2014 @ 5:56pm by Bud Lowell

 Gates N.Y.-A 21-year-old man has drowned in the Erie Canal.

 

Gates Police say he was with a group of teenagers that jumped into the canal off Chili Avenue about 4:15 to go swimming, but he got into distress, went down and didn't come up again.

 

People called 911 and the Gates Fire Department water rescue team sent a boat to the scene. Firefighters went into the water and could be seen pulling a body from the water shortly before 5 p.m.

 

 

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