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UPDATE: Body Recovered From Aberdeen Proving Ground Pond

Emergency personnel were alerted to a possible drowning on post Wednesday.

UPDATE: (7:18 p.m.)—A person died on Aberdeen Proving Ground after an accident at an unexploded ordinance range pond Wednesday afternoon.

Around 2:30 p.m. Susquehanna Hose Company's dive team was notified of a possible drowning on post by Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department, the Susquehanna Hose Chief Scott Hurst said Wednesday.

The team arrived at the scene shortly before 3 p.m. to assist, Hurst said.

The person involved died and the body has been recovered, according to a release from the U.S. Army Garrison public affairs office.

The victim's name has not been released pending family notification.

No further information was available as of post time.

yvonne bachman January 30, 2013 at 10:00 PM
No update?
Michelle Z. January 31, 2013 at 04:03 AM
Sending prayers to the family
Casi Tomarchio January 31, 2013 at 12:40 PM
And prayers for the co-workers as well.
Melda Callender January 31, 2013 at 05:28 PM
Any update on this tragedy?

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