Fargo and Moorhead emergency crews recover man's body from Red River

Image by Fargo Police Department
Image by Fargo Police Department

(Fargo, ND) -- Water rescue teams from the Fargo and Moorhead Fire Departments, along with crew members from Valley Water Rescue recovered a man's body from the Red River just after 5:30 Wednesday night.

The recovery occurred after witnesses reported seeing an individual jump into the river near Dike East in Fargo. 

Crews entered the water around 4:15 to conduct a search.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police officials say the man's identity continues to be investigated.

WDAY Radio Now will continue to follow this developing story.