Ken Bisbee, Ohiopyle’s operations manager, said Mr. Quigley’s raft struck a rock and capsized. Mr. Quigley’s foot apparently got entrapped in the shallow river, and he was pushed over by the force of the water.
His body was recovered at 2:30 p.m., Mr. Bisbee said Saturday. He was wearing a life preserver.
Uniontown’s mayor violated the state Ethics Act when he used his authority to participate in council discussions and votes to appoint himself as mayor and his daughter as city clerk, according to a finding released Monday by the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission.
The commission found that Mayor Ed Fike’s January 2018 votes to appoint himself mayor and his daughter Kim Marshall as city clerk were a conflict of interest under the state Ethics Act.
Neighbors said they heard a loud “bang” that shook their homes.
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
A man died after his vehicle somehow ignited and caused an explosion, state police in Fayette County said.
“It’s believed the gentleman was outside the vehicle at the time,” said Trooper Robert Broadwater with Pennsylvania State Police in Uniontown. “The vehicle was the cause of the explosion, but they’re not exactly sure of the source of the explosion from the vehicle.”