Body pulled from Colorado River

By: KKCO 11 News Email
By: KKCO 11 News Email

A tragic accident leads to authorities pulling a body from the river Saturday evening. It happened around C and ¾ Road at the Colorado River.

Around 5:10 Saturday evening, the Sheriff's Office received a call that a man fell into the river and didn’t come back up. Deputies and the fire department arrived on scene, and a dive team went in and retrieved the body.

Authorities attempted to revive the man with CPR but were unsuccessful.
Friends of the victim told authorities the man was highly intoxicated when the incident happened. He's believed to be in his 40s, but no other information is being released at this time.

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