OHIOPYLE, Pa. (AP) – Volunteers and search crews are still looking for the body of a man who plunged into a western Pennsylvania river and over a waterfall last week.
Authorities in Fayette County said 20-year-old Michael Davila climbed over an observation deck railing at Ohiopyle State Park on Wednesday to have his picture taken but slipped on ice. He fell into the Youghiogheny River and went over the 20-foot Ohiopyle Falls below.READ MORE: New Developments Involving Bethel Park McDonald's Manager Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Employee
Park assistant manager Stacie Hall said searchers have focused on an area below the falls where search dogs picked up traces of the victim.READ MORE: State Senators Grill Turnpike Officials On Lost Revenue, Suggest Border Tolls And Double License Plates On Vehicles
Hall said officials with the Army Corps of Engineers have lowered the water level of the river to assist in the search. The effort has been hampered by cold, rain and murky water conditions.COVID-19 Surge Drives Demand For Health Care, Creates Long Wait Times
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