Boater Rescued By Neighbor From Crystal Lake In Crawford County

May 14, 2014
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A man who had fallen out of a canoe into Crystal Lake in Crawford County on Tuesday afternoon was rescued by a neighbor who had witnessed the man’s plight.

The incident near Hartstown around 1:00 PM Tuesday prompted an emergency call to the Fallowfield Township Volunteer Fire Department, but by the time firefighters and the Crawford County Scuba Team arrived on the scene, the boater was already safely ashore.

The man had been wearing a life preserver.

The identity of the canoeist was not released.

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