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IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — A man drowned after he was washed into a storm drain pipe during heavy rains in western Pennsylvania, authorities said. The Westmoreland County coroner's office said 38-year-old Nathan Roth was trying to clear debris from the corrugated storm drain pipe at about 7:15 p.m. Saturday in Sewickley Township. Officials said he was “pulled through the pipe due to swift moving water and the adverse weather conditions.". Local fire crews and a swift water rescue team recovered his body. The coroner’s office said he died of asphyxiation due to drowning and classified the death weather-related. More from PennLive:. Woman accused of coughing on store’s food jailed, charged with terrorist threats, more Full story

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