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Search continues for man who fell into Colorado River near Radium

RADIUM, Colorado – Rescue teams are continuing to search for a man who fell from a raft into the Colorado River while he was fishing.

Authorities say the 41-year-old man fell into the river Saturday afternoon near the town of Radium while he was with a friend. Grand County Sheriff Rod Johnson says the rescue operation has turned into a search for the man’s body.

Authorities say windy conditions and high water is making the search difficult.

The man’s name has not been released. Authorities say he wasn’t wearing a life jacket.

Radium is about 120 west of Denver, just upstream from the Eagle County line.