Coroner Identifies Man who Died in Waterford Campground Drowning
The coroner has identified the man who died in a drowning at a Waterford campground Tuesday night.
It happened at the Sparrow Pond Family Campground on Route 19 shortly after 8 p.m.
Orahnde Askew, 19, of Blairsville, was swimming in the pond inside the park when he became "distressed" and went under the water.
State Police said some people who were at the park with the victim tried to help Askew but could not
Dive teams later found his body in the same area where he went under. He was pronounced dead by the coroner at 11:10 p.m.
His death has been ruled as accidental due to drowning.