CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Emergency crews responded to a deadly water rescue in Clear Creek Canyon on Sunday.

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The Clear Creek County Coroner’s Office confirmed the fatality to CBS4, but can’t confirm the identification until the victim’s family has been notified.

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The owner of a nearby rafting company, AVA, in Idaho Springs tells CBS4 a man was with a group of men on a rafting trip. He says the man fell off the raft, and the others threw him a rope, but he was unresponsive.

U.S. 6 going east was closed for about an hour for the investigation, but has since reopened.


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