Police: Man, 23, drowns after going into Scioto River

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man has drowned after authorities say he tried to swim in the Scioto River in central Ohio.

The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2ar0oRa ) reports Columbus police were called to the river at Griggs Reservoir Monday night. They say a 23-year-old man waded into the river and went underwater after stepping from a shallow area of the river into deeper water.

The man was pulled from the river and pronounced dead.

Authorities didn’t immediately identify the victim.

The incident remains under investigation.


Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com