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UPDATE: River Rescue Responds to the Mon River for Male Under the Water

Date: September 25, 2021
Incident Type: River Rescue
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: 09/26/21

The male patient from this incident passed away at the hospital. 

Pittsburgh River Rescue responded to the area of the 10th Street bridge on the South Side of the Monongahela River for reports from the Fish and Boat Commission of a male who was observed going under the water before 1:45 p.m.

River Rescue divers retrieved a male victim within minutes of the original call and brought him to the 18th St. wharf.

Medic 7 transported him to the hospital in critical condition.

Rescue 2, EMS Unit 503, and the Fire Boat also responded to the scene.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz