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Lake Red Rock

LAKE RED ROCK — A Knoxville man that went underwater at Lake Red Rock died Thursday evening after resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.

Authorities received a 911 call at 6:12 p.m. Thursday, July 4 from North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock. The caller advised a male subject was swimming outside the designated swimming area when he submerged and failed to resurface.

Approximately twenty minutes later, Tyson Te Aundre Marshall, 27, of Knoxville, was located and brought to shore. Once on shore, life-saving measures commenced and he was transported to the Pella Regional Hospital. Marshall was pronounced dead at 7:03 p.m.

Marshall has been transported to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Ankeny where an autopsy will be performed.

Agencies responding to the scene included the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Conservation, Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Iowa State Patrol, Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Knoxville Township Fire, Pella Fire and Rescue, Pleasantville Fire and Rescue, and the Pella Police Department.

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