Double Drowning in Buffalo's Union Ship Canal

July 4, 2013 Updated Jul 4, 2013 at 11:44 PM EDT

By John Borsa

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July 4, 2013 Updated Jul 4, 2013 at 11:44 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - The Buffalo Police Underwater Recovery Team, Hamburg Water Rescue and Buffalo Fire pulled the two lifeless teens from the waters of the Union Ship Canal on Thursday night.

Both were pronounced dead at local hospitals. The 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead at Buffalo General and the 18-year-old woman was taken to South Buffalo Mercy where she was pronounced dead.

The call came in during the 8 o'clock hour after eyewitnesses watched the two go under and never resurface.

Their names were not being released as of late Thursday night.