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Coroner: Man drowned during triathlon in Harrisburg

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    Sunday, July 14 2013 2:44 PM EDT2013-07-14 18:44:33 GMT
    The Dauphin County coroner is investigating the death of a man during Sunday morning's "Catfish Triathlon" in Harrisburg. It happened at around 7:30 a.m. in the water off City Island. The coroner's officeMore >>
    The Dauphin County coroner is investigating the death of a man during Sunday morning's "Catfish Triathlon" in Harrisburg.More >>
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

The Dauphin County coroner said a man drowned while competing in a Harrisburg triathlon on Sunday morning.

Coroner Graham Hetrick said Monday that he has ruled the death of 53-year-old Jeffrey Reed an accidental drowning.

An autopsy was performed in the morning.

Reed, of York County, was pulled from the Susquehanna River while competing in the Catfish Triathlon. He was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

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