Body Found In American River Near Watt Avenue Bridge

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The coroner has been called out to the American River where rescuers found a person floating in the water.

Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies, Sacramento Metro firefighters and park rangers began searching the American River north of the Watt Avenue bridge around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after they received a call reporting a body had been found in the river.

After searching for a few minutes, crews found the body of a man and began CPR; however, the man did not survive and the coroner was called.

No other information was immediately available.

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