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Fisherman drowned to death in Lehigh River

Published On: Apr 25 2014 06:07:26 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 25 2014 07:40:55 PM EDT

Police say a fisherman from Schuylkill County drowned in the Lehigh River.

KIDDER TWP., Pa. -

Police say a fisherman from Schuylkill County drowned in the Lehigh River.

The body of 63-year-old Paul Oravec was recovered Thursday night.

Police say he was fishing in part of the river in Luzerne County, before being swept away.

His body was found in the waters along Kidder Township, Carbon County.

His death has been ruled accidental.