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York County man's death ruled accidental in Catfish Triathlon

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 15, 2013 9:12 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- The Dauphin County coroner says a man drowned while competing in a Harrisburg triathlon over the weekend.

The coroner's office says 53-year-old Jeffrey Reed of York County died of fresh water drowning yesterday.

Coroner Graham Hetrick has ruled Reed's death accidental after an autopsy today.

Reed was pulled from the Susquehanna River during Sunday morning's Catfish Triathlon and later died at a hospital.

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