Ulster County teen drowns in tubing accident

SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A teenager disappeared while tubing in Shandaken Saturday morning.

Deputies and rescue personnel responded to the Espous Creek after receiving a report of an adult male and a young girl in distress in the water.

The male was rescued from the creek, but rescue personnel were unable to find the 14-year-old female.

Her body was recovered several hours later after the water level from the Scoharie Reservoir was decreased.

The girl’s identity has not been released.

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