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Capsized boat reported in Freeport, but search comes up empty

Tom Davidson
Buffalo Creek.

Authorities could find no sign of a capsized boat that was reported Saturday morning by a motorist crossing the Laneville Bridge in Freeport, an Armstrong County 911 dispatcher said.

The report came in at 9:34 a.m. The sighting was in Buffalo Creek near its confluence with the Allegheny River, the dispatcher said.

But authorities searched the area and didn’t find anything as of 10:15 a.m.

Further information wasn’t immediately available.

Saturday is the opening day of trout season, a busy day on the river, as anglers are out in force seeking their catch.

Tom Davidson is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tom at 724-226-4715, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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