SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The person who was underwater in the American River for several minutes before being pulled out has died, the Sacramento Fire Department says.
The water rescue happened just after 6 p.m. Sunday near North 7th Street.READ MORE: Body Of Missing UC Davis Graduate Catherine Serou Found In Russia, Reports Say
The fire department said community members removed the individual, who was only described as male, from the water and performed CPR.READ MORE: Events Around Sacramento Celebrate First Nationally Recognized Juneteenth
Firefighters continued life-saving efforts as the person was transported to the hospital
Later Sunday night, the fire department announced that the person had died.MORE NEWS: Saturday Night Fever: Enjoying A Night On The Town After California COVID Restrictions Lifted
No other details about the person have been released at this point.