Elmira Teen Rescued from Seneca Lake
READING, NY (WENY) -- An Elmira teenager was rescued from Seneca Lake over the weekend after he ended up in the frigid water.
The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office responded to the call, after 17-year-old Chris Burnell's kayak capsized in the lake. Officials say Burnell was duck hunting with friends and went onto the lake to retreive a duck, when his kayak overturned. Deputies and bystanders were able to get Burnell to shore.
He was treated and released from the Schuyler Hospital a short time later.