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45-year-old man pulled from James River dies

Posted at 9:53 AM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 10:03:38-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A 45-year-old man pulled from the James River Tuesday afternoon has died.

Fire crews were called to the 7300 block of Riverside Drive at Pony Pasture at 5:19 p.m. for a report of a male in distress on the James River.

When crews arrived on the scene, a man had been brought to shore by boaters.

Officials say unconscious man was administered CPR and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as Joshua B. Jennings, 45.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.