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Officials called to a water rescue in Elk Co.

Updated: Monday, May 26 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

By: Sarah Rebb

RIDGWAY, Pa. -- Officials from the Sandy Township Fire Department said their water rescue team was called to the 35000 block of Portland Mills Road/Route 948 in Ridgway, Elk County. 

A body was reported to be in the Clarion River in that area, Elk County 911 said. 

Officials from the fire department said the rescue was being called a swift water rescue. 

A helicopter was flown to the area, dispatch said. 

The Elk County coroner was also called to the scene. 

A name has not been released. 

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Officials called to a water rescue in Elk Co.


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