Update: Man Drowned in Creek in Montour County Saturday Night

UPDATE: The coroner tells Newswatch 16 he was called to Chillisquaque Creek near Danville just after 9 Saturday night.

Arlen Weaver was at the creek with his family but lost his grip on a flotation device and went under.

The coroner says the official cause of death is drowning.

State police are investigating after the incident in Montour County.

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A water rescue kept first responders at a creek for several hours.

Emergency crews were called to Chillisquaque Creek near Danville around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

911 responders confirmed to Newswatch 16 they were on scene for a water rescue.

A dive team with boats were also called to the scene.

Police and fire officials are not saying much at this point.

Crews cleared the scene just before 11 p.m.

Check back on Newswatch 16 for updates as they become available.

 

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