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Man presumed dead after falling in water near Elbow Falls

Police plan on getting a dive team in the water Sunday to recover the body

EMS took one man to hospital in serious but stable condition Saturday night.

Metro File

EMS took one man to hospital in serious but stable condition Saturday night.

One man is dead and another was taken to hospital after they fell into the water near Elbow Falls Saturday night.

EMS were called to the site near Bragg Creek around 8 p.m. Saturday.

An EMS spokesperson said one man in his 50s was taken to the Foothills Hospital in serious but stable condition.

It is believed that man jumped into the water after another man, who had fallen in.

Sgt Jack Poitras with Alberta RCMP Media Relations said the man is presumed drown and his body has not yet been recovered.

Police were hoping to get a dive team into the water for a recovery operation on Sunday.

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