Sunday, April 21, 2024

Schuylkill County Woman Dies in Susquehanna River Boating Accident

A Schuylkill County woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal boating accident in Union County late Saturday.

On Saturday evening, around 7:50pm, emergency personnel were called to a water rescue in the Susquehanna River near Silo Lane in Point Township, Union County.

The incident came is as water rescue for a capsized boat with a woman in the water.

According to Fox56, around 9:10pm, Melissa Cummings, 37, of Minersville, was found underwater.

She was transported to an area hospital where was pronounced dead.   The incident has been ruled accidental.

Story from Fox56