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15-year-old dies after falling into Grand River

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Posted at 6:08 PM, Sep 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-11 21:34:01-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 15-year-old boy has died after falling into the Grand River at Riverside Park, according to a spokesperson from the Grand Rapids Police Department.

The boy was walking along the river when he slipped on a rock and fell into the river.

The other individual walking with him ran to get help.

A bystander removed the child from the water about 10 feet away from shore.

CPR was attemped by first responders, but was ultimately unsuccessful.

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