BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. — Authorities in northwestern Arizona say the body of a man has been pulled from the Colorado River in Bullhead City.

Bullhead City police say someone called Sunday morning about seeing a man in the river who seemed to be in distress.

Police and city fire department crews searched the river before it was called due to poor conditions.

A dive team joined the search early Monday and the body was found about 9 a.m.

Authorities say the man died due to a possible drowning, but it remains under investigation.

Police say the name of the man will be released after his relatives are notified.

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