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13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends.
| July 10, 2013 |
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Days before the Boyle drowning, Needle said he saw wooden boards sitting on partly submerged rocks just downstream from the dam.
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“The kids smashed them off so they could jump off [the bridge],” said Needle, who has seen similar damage many times.