Man drowns in Anne Arundel County after trying to retrieve dinghy

HARWOOD, Md. (AP) — Fire officials in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, say a man has drowned after diving into a river to retrieve a dinghy.

It happened in the area of the 1300 block of Cumberstone Road, near Locust Point, in Harwood, Maryland.

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department says a 911 caller reported a man jumped off a yacht into the Rhode River on Sunday to retrieve the dinghy, went under the water and never resurfaced.

Divers recovered the man’s body just before 6:30 p.m.

His identity hasn’t been released.

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