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Police investigate accidental drowning on Detroit's east side

Police: Man was on raft, reached for object, then fell in water

DETROIT – Detroit police are investigating an accidental drowning Saturday on the city's east side.

The accident happened at around 7:20 p.m. near Ashland and Scripps streets.

The area has a canal called Fox Creek, and police said a 34-year-old man was on a raft, reached for an object and then fell in the water.

Police have not yet released the victim's name.

No foul play is suspected.