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Police identify Schroon River drowning victim

Police identify Schroon River drowning victim

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WARRENSBURG — 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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