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Ice fisherman

Rescue personnel locate a missing ice fisherman who went through the ice on Monday afternoon on Skaneateles Lake. An 82-year-old man was found dead after an hour of searching.

SEMPRONIUS — State Police said the body of an 82-year-old ice fisherman has been recovered from the southern end of Skaneateles Lake.

Troopers said Alfred Coon, of Homer, fell through the ice in the town of Sempronius on Monday afternoon. Someone called Cayuga County 911, and emergency crews were dispatched around 3:15 p.m. Coon was pulled from the water about an hour later.

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Troopers said efforts to revive him weren't successful.

The temperature reached a record high of 61 degrees on Monday in Syracuse.

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