36-year-old man who drowned in San Joaquin River identified

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The 36-year-old man who drowned in the San Joaquin River on Saturday has been identified as Martin Duran Ramirez.

Authorities say it happened near Highway 41 in Madera County just after 6 pm.

Investigators say Ramirez was the river with his girlfriend and children.

He was found at 7 p.m. and pronounced dead shortly after.

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