Emergency officials respond after man fell in river

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- First responders were called after someone fell into the Mississippi River.

According to police, officers were flagged down shortly after 9 p.m.

The homeless man was walking near a railing when he tripped and fell. He was with a group of people when the incident happened.

The 46-year-old was already deceased when emergency crews pulled him from the water. He reportedly sustained head injuries.

Aviation, Harbor Patrol and Memphis fire crews were all called to the scene.

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