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DECKERS, Colo. (CBS4) – A Castle Rock man drowned while tubing in the South Platte River in Jefferson County on Saturday.

Investigators say the 43-year-old was with his fiancee and friends near Deckers and the Platte River Campground.

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(credit: CBS)

A camper saw the man float into some bushes face down and without his tube. A group of witnesses tried CPR before the man was airlifted to the hospital. He later died.

Authorities haven’t identified him.

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