Man found unresponsive in the Chippewa River has died


Eau Claire Wisc. (WLAX/WEUX) The man rescue crews found unresponsive just outside of the Chippewa river Monday night has died.

According to the Eau Claire police department, the man went into the river with a group of friends.

He was then seen unresponsive in the river and pulled to shore.

Crews were initially called to the river near the Pablo Center, but eventually found the man along north oxford avenue.

When crews arrived, CPR had already started to be done and continued all the way to the hospital.

Police say they are not releasing the name until the family is notified.

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