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2 Fishermen Rescued After Boat Capsizes In Ohio River

By: KDKA-TV News

SEWICKLEY, Pa. (KDKA) -- Two fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized in the Ohio River.

River rescue
(Photo Credit: Tim Lawson/KDKA)

The fishermen say they had just left the dock near Sewickley when they hit a log in the river and overturned on Thursday night. River rescue soon arrived and helped the men.

"We both went overboard," said Philip Vogel. "The boat flipped upside down. I swam to shore."

"I got the police on the phone while floating. I called my dad and told him I was out in the middle of the river floating on the flipped boat," said the other fisherman.

Both men are expected to be OK. However, they say they lost a few thousand dollars worth of equipment.

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