One person dead after canoe overturns Chemung River
Mon, 12 May 2014 12:30:22 GMT —
Authorities say one person is dead and another is hospitalized after a canoe apparently overturned on a river in New York's Southern Tier.
The Chemung County Sheriff's Office tells local media that a person was found dead near an overturned canoe around 7:30 p.m. Sunday on the Chemung River in the town of Big Flats, just west of Elmira.
Deputies say another person in the canoe was rescued. Information on her condition hasn't been released.
Officials say police received a call around 3:30 p.m. of an overturned canoe in the river near state Route 352.
Police haven't released the names or other details.