Smyrna man drowns in Chenango River

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(New York State Police)

SHERBURNE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A Smyrna man died after drowning in the Chenango River.

Nicholas Russell, 18, of Smyrna, went under the water and never resurfaced on Wednesday evening.

The New York State Underwater Recovery team and divers were called and the body of Russell was found just before 8 p.m.

The New York State Police, the Village of Sherburne Police Department and Fire Department, the Chenango County Bureau of Fire, and North Norwich Fire all responded.

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