Fisherman Dies In Wissahickon Creek

A fisherman is dead after an accident on the Wissahickon Creek.

 Rescuers starting looking for him just after 9pm Tuesday.

 Police say the 63-year old from South Philadelphia was fishing with two friends when his line hit a snag.

 He waded in about waist-deep then slipped under and didn't resurface.  His body was found about 40-minutes later.

 Officials say the creek is about 25-feet deep in that area.

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