Man killed in Delco swimming accident ID'd

July 2, 2011 7:11:32 PM PDT
Authorities are investigating the death of a man during a swimming accident in Delaware County on Saturday afternoon.

It happened in the Darby Creek near Creek and Station roads around 5:00 p.m. in Drexel Hill.

Officials say 25-year-old Christopher Scott of Clifton Heights dove 35 feet from a platform on a tree overlooking the creek.

Soctt landed in six feet of water and did not resurface.

Scott was pulled from the water a short time later.

An autopsy will determine whether he died from the fall or drowned.

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