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Two ten year old boys saved by fisherman after falling into Cossayuna Lake in Washington County

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WNYT Staff
Updated: May 02, 2021 10:22 PM
Created: May 02, 2021 10:16 PM

On Sunday May 2nd, 2021, around 2:37pm, the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of 708 County Route 49 in Greenwich for a water rescue involving two male juveniles.

The Washington County Office of Public Safety received a 911 call reporting a ten-year-old had fallen into the water on Cossayuna Lake from a Kayak.

A second ten-year-old in a separate Kayak was is the area and able to help the child in the water. The child in the water was able to hold onto the other kayak to stay above water. The children made numerous attempts to get back to the shore but were unsuccessful.

The Sheriff's Office says an adult fisherman in his own boat was fishing in the area and heard the children yelling.

The unidentified fisherman was able to safely bring the children to shore.

The Sheriff's Office and children's family is looking to identify the male fisherman that helped the children out of the water.

The children were checked by Argyle EMS and turned over to family members on the scene.

Neither child was wearing a Life Jacket at the time of the incident.        
 


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