Men pulled from submerged truck at Frances Slocum Lake

A truck is shown submerged at Frances Slocum Lake in Kingston Township on Wednesday. Two men were pulled from the vehicle. - Ed Lewis | Times Leader
This is one of the men who was transported to a hospital after being removed from a truck that drove down an embankment into Frances Slocum Lake in Kingston Township on Wednesday. - Ed Lewis | Times Leader

KINGSTON TWP. — Rescue crews believe a man suffered a medical event at the wheel, resulting in a truck going down a steep embankment and becoming submerged in Frances Slocum Lake on Wednesday.

Firefighters removed the man and a second male from the truck about 25 feet from shore. The truck went down the embankment in the boat launch parking lot on Carverton Road at about 1:30 p.m.

CPR was performed on one of the men, who were both transported to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, according to rescue crews at the scene.

A truck is shown submerged at Frances Slocum Lake in Kingston Township on Wednesday. Two men were pulled from the vehicle.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_Frances-Slocum-truck-1.jpgA truck is shown submerged at Frances Slocum Lake in Kingston Township on Wednesday. Two men were pulled from the vehicle. Ed Lewis | Times Leader

This is one of the men who was transported to a hospital after being removed from a truck that drove down an embankment into Frances Slocum Lake in Kingston Township on Wednesday.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_Frances-Slocum-truck-2-1.jpgThis is one of the men who was transported to a hospital after being removed from a truck that drove down an embankment into Frances Slocum Lake in Kingston Township on Wednesday. Ed Lewis | Times Leader