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UPDATE: First Responders Pull Man from the Allegheny in Critical Condition

Date: June 8, 2021
Incident Type: River Rescue
Location: 2
Summary:

UPDATE: 06/02/21 5:25 p.m.

The patient was pronounced deceased in the hospital. 

Just before 4:20 p.m., River Rescue, Police from Zone 2, Fire, and EMS responded to the Riverwalk near the 7th Street Bridge for a male who had fallen into the Allegheny River.

River Rescue divers located the male who was in cardiac arrest. Medics performed CPR. 

Medic 14 transported the patient to the hospital in critical condition.

Detectives from Major Crimes are investigating.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-06-08
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov