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Carlisle man walking on river ice was drunk

Police and rescue crews in Dauphin County respond at at 2:45 pm this afternoon to a report of a man walking on the ice on the Susquehanna River near Fort Hunter Park.  The man, later identified as Michael Fry, 50, of Carlisle, was observed walking on the ice toward the Rockville Bridge.

Fry, who walked nearly across the river to the west shore, was eventually rescued by fire personnel using an inflatable boat and ropes. Police determined that Fry was intoxicated. He was issued a citation by Susquehanna Township Police and released to a relative.

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2 Comments to “Carlisle man walking on river ice was drunk”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    February 10, 2014 at 5:00 PM

    I was expecting to read the words, "and billed for the rescue personnel and equipment use."

      veb said:
      February 11, 2014 at 9:39 AM

      He should be

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