Crews Recover Man Who Went Missing in Water Near Brannan Island State Park

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RIO VISTA -- Crews have recovered the body of a man who went missing in the water near Threemile Slough and Brannan Island State Park near Rio Vista after the kayak he was riding in with his young daughter flipped over.

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department confirms Roni Avila Alvarado of San Francisco, whom crews began searching for Sunday, has been found.

Witnesses say Avila Alvarado was trying to hold his 5-year-old daughter up, out of the water before he was seen drowning. They were not wearing life jackets while kayaking.

The daughter was rescued and brought to shore by a jet-ski rider and is expected to be OK.

A GoFundMe account has been set up for Alvarado.

Stay with FOX40 and for updates on this developing story. 

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