Man Dies After Falling Through Ice

BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A man rescued after falling through the ice on a pond in Luzerne County has died.

The coroner says John Phillips, 77, of White Haven died Friday.

Phillips and his dog fell through the ice on a pond near the Frances E. Walter Dam in Bear Creek Township on Thursday. The dog survived.

The coroner has ruled the death an accidental drowning.

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