By: KDKA-TV News
SEWICKLEY, Pa. (KDKA) — Two fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized in the Ohio River.READ MORE: Pleas To Release Terminally-Ill Washington County Man Awaiting Trial Have Failed
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: Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Discusses District's Future With City Council Members
“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: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Pitt Center For Vaccine Research Explains How Variants Form And What They Mean
Both men are expected to be OK. However, they say they lost a few thousand dollars worth of equipment.