Teen falls through ice and dies in Cortland County

On February 15, 2020 at approximately 4:35 p.m., New York State Police, the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department, Dryden Fire and EMS and Harford Fire responded to a report of a 14-year-old who fell through the ice.

An investigation revealed that the 14-year-old fell through the ice on a creek near Route 200 in Harford, NY and was located just outside of the water. The 14-year-old was transported by ambulance to Guthrie Cortland Medical Center and later succumbed to injuries.

The investigation is continuing, according to New York State Police Troop C Commander Brian Shortall.

This is a press release from the New York State Police Department.