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Man dies after falling into Mississippi River

August 9, 2019

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a man has died after falling into the Mississippi River as he was getting off a boat in Inver Grove Heights.

The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a person who had fallen into the water at Twin Cities Marina about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. KMSP-TV reports first responders pulled the man from the water around 11:45 p.m. and began resuscitation efforts.

The man was taken to Regions Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Information from: KMSP-TV, http://www.myfox9.com

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