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Oneida man drowns while fishing in Salmon River

State Police say an Oneida man died while fishing in Oswego County Thursday morning.

Posted: Dec 3, 2020 4:36 PM

ALBION, NY – State Police say an Oneida man died while fishing in Oswego County Thursday morning.

Troopers based in Pulaski say they were called to a report of a drowning at the Ellis Cove State DEC fishing access site on Bridge Street in the Town of Albion.

76-year-old Keith M. Leonard was trying to cross the Salmon River when he was swept away and drowned.

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