Needles, CA: Man from Fontana, California dies after drowning in the Colorado River near a boat ramp along the 500 block of Beach Drive.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):

Picture: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Courtesy):

Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding man from Fontana, California drowns in the Colorado River near a boat ramp along the 500 block of Beach Drive that occurred on Thursday, September 9th, 2021.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 3:55 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a drowning. It was discovered the victim, Allen Avalos, entered the water at the boat ramp with friends. After several minutes, friends noticed Avalos was missing.  Avalos was found and pulled from the water by friends.  When deputies arrived on scene they began CPR. Paramedics arrived on scene and  transported Avalos via ambulanceto the Colorado River Medcial Center in Needles. Despite life saving measures by deputies and paramedics, Avalos was pronounced deceased. Avalos was turned over to the care of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Division.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy M. Bush of the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department at  (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to use the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or  leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com

For press releases, news, and information, follow the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department on Facebook and Instagram at: @SBCSDColoradoRiverStation or Twitter at @CORiverStation.

Refer: Deputy M. Bush

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. (928) 326-9200

Case No. 212100888

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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ZachNews and the community sends our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Allen Avalos.

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