GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A 45-year-old man has died while body surfing on Clear Creek in Golden.

Golden spokeswoman Karlyn Tilley confirmed the man was swimming in the creek with no gear when he was swept under water.

Jim Rushton, who was visiting the park with his family, heard the man’s cries for help and rushed to try and rescue him.

The victim’s name was not released.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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