SOUTH EL MONTE (CBS) — A man drowned while swimming in the San Gabriel River Sunday afternoon, officials reported.

Fire crews received a call just before 3 p.m. of two people swimming in the river near Santa Anita Avenue in South El Monte.

When crews arrived they found one man had drowned and the other man survived.

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