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Elmira Teen Rescued from Seneca Lake

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.