WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Two cousins are dead after being rescued from the Potomac River Sunday night.
One was pronounced dead at the scene and the other person was taken by EMS in critical condition, where he later died.
DC police say 1 person in critical condition and another still missing in river near key bridge in Georgetown@wusa9 pic.twitter.com/fBMHBbUawN— Sarah Konsmo (@skonsmo) August 28, 2017
Witnesses said Danny Garcia and Calvin Cerpas went into the water and did not resurface.
Water Search Potomac River area of Key Bridge. Witnesses say 2 people went into water & did not resurface. Land units & Fireboat on scene.— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) August 28, 2017
Land Units and Fireboat first arrived on the scene.
DC Fire and EMS went to the scene to search deploying two Fireboats and two Zodiac boats to the scene. DC Police and the U.S. Park Police helicopter were also on the scene.
There is no further information at this time.
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