Search and Rescue

New England News
12:00 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Recovery Efforts For Drowning Victim At Pittsfield Dam Will Continue Wednesday

Emergency crews in the Berkshires will continue work today to recover an unidentified man from the Housatonic River near a Pittsfield dam.

The recovery efforts were postponed after dark Tuesday evening after the body of a man was located lodged in the spillway at the Tel-Electric dam by Mill Street in Pittsfield. The search for the man began around noontime Tuesday after he was reportedly pulled underwater by the current while swimming near the dam.

Read more