HARTLEY TOWNSHIP — A medical examiner in Union County said doctors were unable to save a fisherman who fell into a creek in Hartley Township.
According to a hospital report, Thomas Patrick of Coal Township died after being underwater between 20 and 40 minutes.
Authorities said Patrick was fishing in Penns Creek around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon when he fell.
Crews said they were able to revive him for a short period. He later died Wednesday night in the hospital.