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Pittsburgh firefighter drowns while swimming with family at beach in Conneaut

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Posted at 6:55 AM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 06:56:09-04

CONNEAUT, Ohio — A Pittsburgh firefighter died Saturday while swimming with his family in Conneaut, Ohio, according to Pittsburgh Public Safety.

Pittsburgh firefighter and Local No. 1 member Lee Weber died on July 24 at a beach in Conneaut.

His family told KDKA News that he got caught along a break wall and went underwater.

A gofundme fundraiser started by his family stated he drowned while getting his son to safety.

He was 38 and an army veteran and leaves behind a wife and two sons.

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