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Columbus woman drowns in rafting accident at Ohiopyle State Park in Pennsylvania – The Columbus Dispatch





A funeral service is planned this Saturday for a Columbus woman who died last Saturday after a rafting accident on the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle State Park in southwestern Pennsylvania.
According to the Fayette County Coroner’s office, Julie A. Moore, 50, drowned while rafting on the Lower Youghiogheny River at the park, located in a heavily rural area about 50 minutes northeast of Morgantown, West Virginia.
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Moore was with a friend and her two daughters as part of a group when their boat overturned in the Dimple Rock rapids around 3:30 p.m last Saturday, resulting in all four being thrown into the water, authorities said.
Moore was found underwater and taken to Uniontown Hospital, but resuscitation efforts were not successful, the coroner’s office said.
Moore’s death has been ruled the result of an accidental drowning, the coroner’s office said. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Moore’s survivors include her two daughters Eve and Phoebe Moore, as well as her mother, Kathleen Stranyak, and three brothers, Greg, Christopher and Philip Stranyak. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Molnar Funeral Homes chapel in Brownstown, southeast Michigan, where a funeral service is set for Saturday.
bbruner@dispatch.com
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