By: KDKA-TV News
SEWICKLEY, Pa. (KDKA) — Two fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized in the Ohio River.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Investigating Threat Made Toward Pittsburgh Central Catholic
The fishermen say they had just left the dock near Sewickley when they hit a log in the river and overturned on Thursday night. River rescue soon arrived and helped the men.READ MORE: 'You Are Not Alone:' Mother Of Domestic Violence Victim Challenging Men To Speak Up
“We both went overboard,” said Philip Vogel. “The boat flipped upside down. I swam to shore.”
“I got the police on the phone while floating. I called my dad and told him I was out in the middle of the river floating on the flipped boat,” said the other fisherman.MORE NEWS: State Senator Pat Stefano Introduces Legislation To Expand Pennsylvania's Castle Doctrine Law
Both men are expected to be OK. However, they say they lost a few thousand dollars worth of equipment.