Crews had initially been dispatched to the area to search for Boyer on Wednesday, after his friends said he didn’t make it to shore while swimming in the lake.
Pennsylvania state police say the boy slipped on rocks and fell into the fast-moving river in Warwick Township, on Wednesday afternoon.
The child, who wasn’t named by police, was initially taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon and then later transferred to Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.
A former Philadelphia Daycare operator has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the drowning death of a seven-year-old boy in a dirty in-ground backyard pool.
A woman who went swimming about an hour after life guards went off duty and believed to have drowned last night in Atlantic City is alive, according to police.
Cooling off in the summer heat has many headed to the shore or a pool, but doctors say there’s a hidden danger that can be life threatening. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains what can happen.
Authorities say Philadelphia-area man drowned after falling off a boat after watching fireworks at a northeastern Pennsylvania lake over the weekend.
Sandra Smith of Horsham, Pennsylvania, filed suit Wednesday in state Superior Court against North Wildwood, Cape May County and the state of New Jersey over the July 2012 incident that claimed the life of her husband, Brad, and nearly killed their 7-year-old daughter.
Keeping autistic children safe near the water is a major issue as drowning is the leading cause of death for them.
Polanco’s family wants more fencing and more strongly worded signs at the spot where he drowned.
Chairman Department of Pediatrics at Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Steven Shapiro says the statistics are staggering.
If there’s a pool around, it could be deadly. So, some kids are getting trained to save themselves — even before they learn to walk.
Eyewitness Susan Keightly says the child was not submerged and was alert and talking as guards removed him from the pool.
As temperatures rise, CBS 3 cameras found teenagers swimming in the same stretch of Pennypack Creek where two teenage boys died within weeks of each other last summer.
A Pennsylvania man is in jail on a homicide charge after police accused him of assaulting, strangling and drowning his wife nearly two years ago and lying about an ATV wreck into a creek to cover up the crime.