It was reported that a twenty-year old New Jersey man died Tuesday. According to Randy Simon, a spokesman for the State Park Police, emergency workers responded to a call to Pine Meadow Lake in Harriman State Park around 6:00 PM after friends reported that the man had gone under the water. Simons stated that the man was attempting to swim across the lake before he drowned. Rockland and Orange County fire departments responded to search the area of the lake, where there are no lifeguards posted, for the body of the unidentified victim. The Rockland County Medical Examiner will complete an autopsy to determine official cause of death.
Young Man Drowns in Harriman State Park
June 11, 2014 By