Man’s body recovered from Colorado River near Longhorn Dam

Rescue crews pulled a man's body from the Colorado River at Longhorn Dam. (KXAN Photo/Ed Zavala)
Rescue crews pulled a man's body from the Colorado River at Longhorn Dam. (KXAN Photo/Ed Zavala)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Emergency crews have found the body of a man who got swept near Longhorn Dam Wednesday afternoon.

Austin-Travis County EMS says they responded to the 2800 block of East Cesar Chavez around 4:10 p.m. for a man who had been reported missing in the Colorado River for at least 5-10 minutes.

A woman told police she was swimming with the man downstream from the dam when he disappeared.

Crews recovered the body just before 5 p.m. in around 8 feet of water.

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