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Body pulled from Pittstown pond, awaiting autopsy results

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PITTSTOWN, N.Y. -- Police say a man fell through ice at a pond in Pittstown and drowned Tuesday night.

It happened at the Strong Brothers Sports Dome on route seven around 6 p.m.

Police say 45-year-old Matthew Philpott was checking on a pump used to drain a pond next to the sports dome, when he fell in.

Emergency responders found his body under the ice, but were unable to revive him. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP