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Man pulled from Truckee River dies

Crews with Reno Fire pulled a man from the Truckee River Friday.
Crews with Reno Fire pulled a man from the Truckee River Friday.(Staff)
Published: Jun. 19, 2020 at 12:53 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno Firefighters pulled a man from the Truckee River Friday just after noon but authorities said late Friday afternoon the man had died..

A witness noticed the man and heard him calling for help in the river near Sutro Street. Rescue crews pulled him from the river near John Champion Park.

Reno Fire pulled a man from the Truckee River near John Champion Park.
Reno Fire pulled a man from the Truckee River near John Champion Park.(KOLO-TV)

The man was fully clothed. By the time he was rescued, he was unconscious and unresponsive.

The man was taken to a local hospital.

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