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Jeep Found Just Beyond Spillway Of Centre County Dam

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PHILIPSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) - Crews were called to a dam in Centre County early Friday morning after a Jeep was found just beyond the spillway with the driver still inside.

The Hope Fire Company says it happened just after 4 a.m. at Cold Stream Dam in Philipsburg.

The Philipsburg Fire Department is currently on scene at Cold Stream Dam, just off of the the 1400 Blk Port Matilda Hwy...

Posted by Hope Fire Company on Friday, March 12, 2021

Crews arrived to find a Jeep that was still running in the water beyond the spillway.

The fire company says the driver was uncooperative and tried to drive the Jeep out while first responders were looking for other people. State Police arrived and got the driver out without further incident.

Additional photos of the recovery effort from this mornings crash at Cold Stream Dam. Excellent work by the personnel...

Posted by Hope Fire Company on Friday, March 12, 2021

It's unclear what led up to the crash, but the Hope Fire Company says the walkway over the spillway will be closed while repairs are made to the missing sections of the railing.

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