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Man drowns after falling at end of pier into Rhode River in Edgewater

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Posted at 10:52 AM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 11:34:12-04

EDGEWATER, Md. — A man is reported dead after he fell at the end of a pier into Rhode River and didn't resurface.

Anne Arundel County Fire officials say their crews along with Annapolis firefighters were called to 1001 Cars Wharf Road just before 4 a.m. on Sunday for the reported drowning.

Divers responded to the area and found the man an hour-and-a-half later. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.