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Man dies while fishing at area dam

A Philipsburg man is dead after a fishing incident, police say.

William Jones, 72, fell while fishing in the Cold Stream Dam in Philipsburg, Centre County, on Friday afternoon. Bystanders pulled Jones from the water and gave care until EMS arrived. Jones could not be resuscitated, according to the state police at Rockview.

The official cause of death is pending autopsy results. Police said no foul play or suspicious circumstances are suspected.

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