LOS ANGELES – A person has died after falling into the aqueduct in downtown Los Angeles Saturday morning.
Los Angeles Police and Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a “person down” in the middle of the Sixth Street Viaduct around 2:30 a.m.
While en route, emergency personnel were advised that the victim had fallen off the bridge and began searching the area under the bridge in the LA River channel with the assistance of LAFD AirOps.
A deceased victim was located in the channel in approximately one inch of water. Their gender and identity are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
No further information was immediately available.