By: KDKA-TV News Staff
ERIE, Pa. (KDKA) – A teen is dead after he was pulled from Presque Isle Bay Wednesday night.READ MORE: FBI Encouraging People To Watch For, Report Hate Crimes
According to the Erie Times-News, the 18-year-old man was pronounced dead at the hospital just before 10 p.m., about 30 minutes after divers pulled him from the bay.READ MORE: Current And Former KDKA Talent Honored At 2021 Mid-Atlantic EMMY Awards
Erie-Times News reports he was recovered after crews were sent to 1 Sassafras Pier near the Bayfront Convention Center around 8:30 p.m.
Erie Deputy Fire Chief Fred Gillespie told Erie Times-News that others who were with him saw him go into the water and start struggling. The people there tried to rescue him but weren’t able to.MORE NEWS: 'I Hope He Gets Home Safely:' Pittsburghers Spot Escaped Steller's Sea Eagle Kodiak Around The City
His identity hasn’t been released.