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Police identify Schroon River drowning victim

By Chad Arnold, the Glens Falls Post-Star

July 31, 2021

WARRENSBURG NY — State police on Saturday identified the teen who drowned a day earlier while tubing on the Schroon River. A preliminary investigation determined 15-year-old Owen Harrington was tubing on the river when he became dislodged from his tube after striking a downed tree in the waterway, according to a news release. The incident was reported at approximately 3:50 p.m. Friday. Harrington, a Warrensburg resident, became submerged during an attempt to get him to shore, according to state police. He was transported to Glens Falls Hospital where was declared dead, police said.

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