Syracuse Man Drowns at Taughannock Falls
According to New York State Police a Syracuse man has drowned after swimming in a "No Swimming" zone at Taughannock Falls in the town of Ulysses.
Authorities say troopers from State Police at Ithaca, members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the Underwater Recovery Team responded to the scene where they found 26-year-old, Leo M. Nolasco-Cruz deceased in the water.
Nolasco-Cruz was located by members of New York State Police’s Underwater Recovery Team.
An investigation revealed four men from the Syracuse area between the ages of 19 and 26 entered a “No Swimming” zone at the base of the falls. They say the men had trouble staying above the water.
A 19 year-old male was also transported to Upstate University Hospital for hypothermia and water ingestion. He is in stable condition.