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16-year-old drowns on New River

NEW HAVEN, W.Va. (WVVA) - Another person is dead after drowning on the New River.
 
A sixteen year old boy was pulled out of the lower New River at Keeney Rapids Tuesday afternoon.  He was on a commercial rafting trip at the time.  
 
The boy was given CPR after being removed from the river and transported to Plateau Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.  
 
NPS Rangers are investigating.

 

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