Fatal incident happened in Lewis County

On June 18, 2020, at 4:47 p.m., state police in Alexandria Bay responded to Ager Falls in the town of Lyonsdale for a reported drowning.

The investigation had revealed Abraham Whay, 16, of Utica, was walking across rocks near a concrete dam when he slipped, fell into the fast-moving waterfalls and didn’t resurface.

Whay was located and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation continues.

By martha

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