Body recovered from Turners Falls Power Canal

  • Source: Greenfield Recorder - Metered Site
  • Published: 06/08/2019 06:34 PM

Authorities confirmed a man’s body was recovered from the Turners Falls Power Canal on Friday at about 4 p.m. At around 3:30 p.m., a call came in reporting a man, whose identity has not yet been released, had jumped off the 5th Street Bridge into the power canal, according to Montague Police Chief Chris Williams. “Several 911 calls reported a white male was threatening to jump off the 5th Street Bridge,” Williams said. Turners Falls Fire Department, Turners Falls ambulance, Montague Police Department and South County EMS responded. Turners Falls Fire Chief John Zellmann said the Northfield Mountain generating station coordinated with the Fire Department to reduce the amount of water in the canal.


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