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Kayaker finds man dead in the Colorado River in East Austin, EMS says

A kayaker found a man dead in the Colorado River, downstream of Longhorn Dam on Thursday, according to EMS.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted on Thursday that a kayaker had found a man dead on the Colorado River in East Austin, downstream of Longhorn Dam.

The man was found floating in the water near the 5700 block of Levander Loop.

The tweet from EMS came out around 10:20 a.m. and they reported the man is believed to be in his 50s.

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It is still uncertain who the man is or how he may have died.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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