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Tarrytown worker hurt when plow crashes through ice

Friday, January 24, 2014
Exclusive: Tarrytown employee talks about harrowing fall into ice Plow falls through ice of reservoir

A tractor removing snow from a reservoir went through the ice and crashed into the water in Westchester County Thursday morning.

The incident happened at the Tarrytown Reservoir just before 11 a.m.

Police say the driver managed to escape the sinking rig before it was submerged.

He was rushed to the hospital by Greenburgh EMS with symptoms of hypothermia, and was treated and released.

Tarrytown Police say the Recreation Department was plowing snow off of the reservoir when it went through the ice. His identity has not been released.

The tractor was removed from the water after the incident.

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