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Fisherman found dead after falling overboard in Willamette River

Saturday evening, Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies were called out to the the Swan Island Lagoon, an inlet of the Willamette River after receiving a report that man and a dog had fallen overboard from a small fishing boat.

Around 6:45pm the man was found, where he was pronounced dead on the scene.

The dog was found on shore and taken to an animal hospital for evaluation.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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