Teen recovered from Conneautville pond

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CONNEAUTVILLE, Pa. — A teenager, recovered from a private pond in Conneautville after being underwater for at least four hours, has been identified as 17-year-old Timothy Campbell of East Springfield. 

Divers and rescue crews were called to the property in the 11000 block of Thatcher Road, and recovered Campbell’s body just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say the boy and a friend were on the pond kayaking when the two kayaks collided and capsized.

The friend swam ashore and ran to a house for help. Campbell did not resurface. 

Campbell was transported to Meadville Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Crawford county Coroner Scott Schell was called to the hospital shortly after the victim arrived.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article misreported the age of the victim.

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