Crews Remove Two Men From Susquehanna River

One of the victims was in "grave condition," officials announced.

Two adult males were removed from the Susquehanna River, near the Amtrak bridge between Havre de Grace and Perryville, early Saturday evening, officials said. 

Havre de Grace police responded to the area around 5:15 p.m. after the two men began yelling for help. Police removed both men from the water as the Susquehanna Hose Company arrived on the scene to assist, according to Susquehanna Hose Company Chief Scott Hurst.

Hurst said both men were transported to Harford Memorial Hospital, with one suffering life threatening injuries. 

The official Harford County Md Fire & EMS PIO Media Page first announced the incident on Facebook. The following post appeared at about 5:15 p.m. Saturday:

Two subjects removed from the Susquehanna River near the Amtrack RR Bridge. One is on grave condition. FD and EMS working the scene. Further media info contact Susquehanna Hose Company and Natural Resource Police.

Check Patch for updates.

A. Spergel January 20, 2013 at 01:43 PM
Registration is open today for the Maryland Boating Safety Class being offered at the Havre de Grace Police Dept, Two day class on April 20 and 27 results in Maryland Safe Boating Certificate. Course cost is $20 and benefits Skipjack Martha Lewis. Register by emailing: ais1234@gmail.com
karen January 20, 2013 at 11:19 PM
the man that was in grave condition name was John Duncan and unfortunately he did not make it.what a terrible loss this is
Amy Kenney-stout January 21, 2013 at 09:31 PM
so sad, was really hoping he was going to make it, saying prayers for his family and the other gentleman.
Gran January 23, 2013 at 12:30 PM
Never saw in the news articles on Patch that the man, Duncan, actually died......??? or why he was in water??? Also - Dr.Jourdan died after jogging and no news of his passing????
Elizabeth Janney January 23, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Hi Gran, Here is the follow-up article. http://havredegrace.patch.com/articles/havre-de-grace-man-drowned-in-susquehanna-river-saturday


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »