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 Records show training, equipment deficient in Craig Lehner’s drowning |wgrz.com 

Posted by | February 15, 2018 | Drowning, Search and Rescue

Author: WGRZPublished: 6:17 PM EST February 14, 2018

The rapid moving and debris-filled water of the Niagara River was unfamiliar territory to Officer Craig Lehner. His previous dives were in relatively calm and contained waters like the Buffalo River and the clear, warm Caribbean where he got his scuba certification.Last October, Lehner was training with the Buffalo police’s Underwater Recovery Team in the Niagara River, the first time the team had trained there in over a year. While the team’s commander, Detective Leo McGrath, has more than thirty years of diving experience, he is not certified to teach public safety diving.   Read More…

Source: wgrz.com | Records show training, equipment deficient in Craig Lehner’s drowning

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