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Father, Teen Son Die In Wissahickon Creek Tragedy

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The bodies of a father and son have been pulled from the Wissahickon Creek in Fairmount Park, officials said Friday afternoon.

Rescue crews on the scene tell us the man and his four children were by the water when his 13-year-old son jumped in sometime before 3 p.m.

The father jumped in after the teen.

The three other children ran to get help, but by the time crews got to the victims it was too late.

FOX 29's Omari Fleming is at the scene and had more details in this video report.

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