River rescue crews began searching around the docks at 10 p.m. on Friday.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — Officials have recovered the body of a man from the Allegheny River after he went under the water at Washington’s Landing.

Pittsburgh Public Safety officials say that the man’s body was pulled from the river around midnight Friday night.

River rescue crews had been searching around the docks below the 31st Street Bridge since approximately 10 p.m. on Friday.

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Police say the man, who is in his mid-20s, was docking and fell into the water.

KDKA spoke with a man who’s part of the boating community at Washington’s Landing. He says he got calls that a “younger man” slipped and fell into the water.

“Our hearts go out to the family,” said Roy Sparrow. “I’ve met them before, and our boat community is very, very tight around here. Everybody knows each other.”

Pittsburgh Public Safety officials say that Pittsburgh Police and The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will investigate.

Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.