Woman pulled from backyard pool in Washington Township
By Jeremy Sellew & Chris Buckley
Published: Thursday, July 4, 2013, 12:26 a.m.
Emergency personnel were called to 211 Dent St. in Washington Township just before 5 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a woman pulled from a pool and unresponsive.
The home, owned by John E. and Lynn C. Baron, according to the Fayette County Assessment Office, has a large in-ground pool in the backyard.
The call came into dispatchers at 4:50 p.m., and the Washington Township Fire Company was the first to respond, police said.
The victim, whose identity has not been released, was transported to Monongahela Valley Hospital in Carroll Township by the Rostraver-West Newton Emergency Medical Service, Washington Township police said.
Police, who would only confirm that an adult female was pulled from the water, remained on scene taking photographs, as did personnel from another Rostraver-West Newton EMS unit.
Vehicle in pond
Authorities reportedly were attempting to recover the body of an older man Friday afternoon from a pond on property along the Fallowfield Township-Somerset Township line.
The man was apparently inside a Bobcat construction vehicle, which was being pulled from the pond.
The site was located about a mile from the intersection of state routes 136 and 917 in Fallowfield Township.
The man's family rushed to the scene beginning shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday.
State police from the Washington Barracks and members of the state police Forensic Service Unit were on the scene.
Fallowfield Township and Valley Inn firefighters and Fort Cherry Ambulance personnel responded.
No further information was available Wednesday.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Tenuta sisters shine as Pitt Golden Girls
- California police looking for New Eagle woman
- Worker finds man’s body in Monessen
- Judge tosses railroad crossing case against Charleroi school bus driver
- Girl burned trying to douse N. Charleroi fire
- California cop facing assault charge
- Sellew: Enough of Mike Tomlin already
- Mother’s suspicion leads to 4 arrests in Charleroi thefts
- Pritchard’s legacy spanned gridiron, service to country
- Adults charged in North Charleroi incident
- Valley shoppers rock Black Thursday