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.

Comments (5)

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s