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DROWNING VICTIM RECOVERED FROM MISSOURI RIVER

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AUTHORITIES HAVE RECOVERED THE BODY OF A MAN FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER IN SIOUX CITY.

ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF BRAD ROBINSON SAYS TWO WOMEN SAW THE MAN WADE INTO THE RIVER NEAR THE ANDERSON DANCE PAVILION AROUND 2PM.

THE MAN’S BODY WAS SEEN FLOATING IN THE RIVER A SHORT TIME LATER.

RESCUE BOATS WERE DISPATCHED AND THE VICTIM’S BODY WAS PULLED FROM THE RIVER NEAR THE RAILROAD BRIDGE AROUND 2:25PM.

ROBINSON SAYS THE VICTIM WAS NOT BREATHING AND PARAMEDICS BEGAN C-P-R AND TRANSPORTED THE MAN TO THE HOSPITAL.

THE VICTIM’S NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED AND THE INCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.