PROSPECT, Pa. — Emergency crews have recovered the body of a fisherman who fell through the ice on a lake in western Pennsylvania.
The Butler Eagle reports that crews were dispatched at about 10 a.m. Monday to Lake Arthur at Moraine State Park in Butler County.
Members of the Unionville Dive Team recovered the body of the victim, who has been tentatively identified as a man from the Pittsburgh area.
Park manager Dustin Drew said a visitor called 911 to report seeing someone in distress in the lake about 60 yards from an access road. Drew said “The caller just saw an arm waving.”
Officials found fishing gear near a hole in the water. Drew estimated the depth at the site to be eight feet and the water temperature at about 32 degrees.