Person found dead in quarry near Birdsboro

UNION TWP., Pa. - A person was found dead at a quarry in Berks County.

Rescuers were called early Saturday evening to the Penny Lane Quarry near Route 345 in French Creek State Park in Union Township for the report of a "water accident."

Several rescue boats were seen entering the water.

Officials said a woman was found in the water unresponsive. The coroner was called to the scene a short time later.

At this point, authorities are not elaborating on the circumstances surrounding the person's death.

"No trespassing" signs were visible in the vicinity of where the body was recovered.

Officials have yet to release the name of the person who died.


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