ALLEGHENY COUNTY (KDKA) — A body was pulled from the Allegheny River.
Officials were patrolling the Allegheny River for a possible missing boater on Thursday.READ MORE: Kenny Pickett Wins Prestigious Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
The man was identified has John Kenawell, age 76 of Baldwin.
The Valley News Dispatch reports that police and fire rescue units were searching the Allegheny River between Oakmont and Harmar.READ MORE: PTL Links: Dec. 7, 2021
Crews on boats were seen searching the Allegheny and atop the Hulton Bridge shortly after 1 p.m.
The medical examiner has ruled Kenawell’s death an accident.MORE NEWS: Two People Avoid Injury After Car Gets Stuck On Tracks, Hit By Train
Allegheny County spokeswoman Amie Downs told the Valley Dispatch News that there was an untethered, unoccupied boat that officials were checking to make sure someone wasn’t in it.