Duke Center Man Dies After Falling Off Camp Roof Outside Coudersport

Friends discover victim of fall

COUDERSPORT – Coudersport-based State Police report that Carl E. Shwab, 66, of Duke Center died as the result of a fall from his camp roof sometime after Saturday, August 21.

The accident occurred at a camp on Long Toe Road in Summit Township, approximately 1 1/2 miles west of Route 44.

Shwab was apparently performing maintenance on the roof before he fell. Police were contacted after friend’s of the victim found him near his camp.

Shwab was pronounced dead today at 3:45 pm as the result of blunt force trauma suffered from the fall by Assistant Potter County Coroner Patty Dusenbury.


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