TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

State police identify teen who drowned in Slippery Rock Creek

Daily Photo Galleries

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.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Tomlin: Penalties only one factor in Steelers’ loss
  2. Steelers film session: Harrison on the field often
  3. Paper or paper? California bans single-use plastic bags
  4. Women sues over injuries she blames on Pittsburgh EMS
  5. Steelers are vowing to fix the costly penalties, lack of self-discipline
  6. No one way to fix Western Pennsylvania’s heroin problem, report says
  7. Mental health facility won’t take Franklin Regional stabbing suspect as patient
  8. Prosecutors float possibility of jail time for former Justice Melvin
  9. Neil Diamond bringing tour to Consol Energy Center
  10. $5M Penn Avenue reconstruction project is ‘killing everything’
  11. Fundraising under way for Indiana County newborn struck by stray bullet
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.