SEWICKLEY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A man died after being swept into a storm pipe in Herminie.
The man was identified Sunday as 38-year-old Nathan D. Roth.
According to Sewickley Township Supervisor Brian Merdian, Roth was attempting to free up a blockage on his property on Clay Pike Road around 5:30 p.m. and was swept into the current.
#BREAKING: The Sewickley Township Supervisor tells KDKA a Herminie man was killed trying to clear a blockage to a storm pipe on his property when he was swept in by the current during extremely heavy rains and flooding. This happened on Clay Pike Street around 5:30. pic.twitter.com/gIiyxuXgJc
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First responders located his body within minutes.
He said the area has been hit hard by rain in the past few days.
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