Man sleeping in river mistaken for drowning victim

Man fell asleep while cooling off on a hot summer day

A man floating on a central Pennsylvania river was mistaken for a drowning victim - until he sat up.
 
WNEP-TV reports police and a coroner arrived at the scene Thursday along the Susquehanna River near Williamsport.
 
Onlookers reported seeing the man floating face-up in a lifejacket just below a dam. The area has seen drownings before.
 
Turns out the man had fallen asleep while cooling off on a hot summer day.
 
Swimmer Joseph DeAngelo says he had no idea what was going around him until a dragonfly landed on his nose. Then he sat up.
 
DeAngelo apologized for the confusion, but says he was living life the best way he knows how.

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