A man died after he jumped into the Potomac River on Monday near Fort Washington, Maryland, authorities said.
Jimmy Orlando Espinoza-Oviedo, of Oxon Hill, was pronounced dead, officials said in an update Thursday. He was 37.
Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to the river at about 6 p.m. on Memorial Day after a person was reported to have gone overboard, the department said.
A man jumped from an anchor vessel into the water and then yelled for help, police said.
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Someone threw the man a life jacket, but he was unable to put it on and fell unconscious.
A good Samaritan on a nearby boat was able to pull Espinoza-Oviedo out of the water and start CPR. Medics arrived soon afterward.
“Unfortunately the male succumbed to his injuries and later passed away,” police said.
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A day earlier, a Prince George’s County man drowned near Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis while out boating with his family, police said.
Anyone getting into a body of water should wear a life vest, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminded.
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