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Body Found in Truckee River

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 The Sparks Fire Department reports that a body was found in the Truckee River on Sunday, June 29th.

According to fire officials, at around 1:35 in the afternoon, the fire department received a report of a person lying face down in the river near the intersection of Glendale Avenue and Galletti Way. When fire crews arrived, the confirmed that person floating in the river had died, and removed the body from the water.

 A Battalion Chief on scene reported that the body appeared to be an adult male, but no official identification of the body has been released at this time. The cause of the victim's death is still under investigation.

 Fire officials say they want to tell everyone out enjoying the warm weather to do so responsibly, and to remember that the river can be dangerous. They say to always swim with others, and warn to never drink alcohol before swimming.




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