Crews Recover Drowning Victim from Turlock Canal

(Credit: Turlock Rural Fire Department)

TURLOCK — A drowning victim’s body was recovered from a canal Sunday afternoon in Turlock.

The Turlock Rural Fire Department reports the person was found in a canal along West Harding Road, between South Walnut Road and Lander Avenue.

Deputies with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department and fire crews were able to recover the victim as the canal waters became calmer.

The sheriff’s department is investigating the incident.