Man Falls Into Water, Disappears While Fishing
SLIPPERY ROCK TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Search efforts have been called off for the night after a man slipped and fell into the water this morning while fishing at Slippery Rock Creek in McConnells Mill State Park in Lawrence County.
According to state police, 38-year-old John Latulippe, of Glenshaw, was fishing near McConnells Mill Bridge around 9 a.m. when he fell and disappeared in the water.
Officials say Latulippe was last seen in the water at this area.
Latulippe is described as a white male standing at 5-feet-9-inches tall, 205 pounds with blonde/gray hair and blue eyes.
State police say he was last seen wearing jeans, a tan fishing vest, green cap and tennis shoes.
Rescue crews are reportedly searching by air with helicopters, on foot and on the water with professional kayakers and dive teams.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact state police in New Castle at 724-598-2211.
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