By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ERIE, Pa. (KDKA) – A teen is dead after he was pulled from Presque Isle Bay Wednesday night.

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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.

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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.

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His identity hasn’t been released.