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Woman dies after raft overturns at Ohiopyle

WPXI Pittsburgh
WPXI Pittsburgh
 2022-08-14
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OHIOPYLE, Pa. — A woman died after the raft she was on overturned at Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County Saturday afternoon.

Park Operations Manager Ken Bisbee said that a 51-year-old woman from Ohio fell overboard when her raft overturned in one of the rapids on the Lower Youghiogheny River. She was rescued quickly by river guides, who began CPR on her.

Bisbee said medics transported her to Uniontown Hospital, where she was pronounced dead around 6:30 p.m.

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