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Officials say body of man pulled from Missouri River in Iowa

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Rescue crews pulled the body of a man from the Missouri River near Sioux City after witnessed reported seeing him go into the water.

Two women called emergency officials around 2 p.m. Friday after seeing the man go into the water just south of the Anderson Dance Pavilion in Sioux City, right across the river from Nebraska.

Officials say the women watched the man float down the river, and called 911 when they lost sight of him.

Sioux City Fire Rescue found the unconscious man downstream and rushed him to a hospital, where he died.

Officials have not released the man's name, pending notification of his family.

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