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State police identify teen who drowned in Slippery Rock Creek

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Monday, July 14, 2014, 9:48 a.m.
 

An Ellwood City teen died while swimming in Slippery Rock Creek with friends Sunday, Pennsylvania State Police said.

State police identified the victim as John Wayne Durnell, 17. Durnell drowned in the strong currents while trying to swim across the Lawrence County creek at about 4:30 p.m., state police said.

The Lawrence County Dive Team and the New Castle City Fire Department Dive Team recovered Durnell's body.

 

 
 


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