Man Dies After Platte River Mishap

Paul Gutierrez

OMAHA (KPTM) - A 36-year-old man pulled from the Platte River over the weekend near Waterloo has passed away.

The tragic accident happened at Two Rivers State Park Sunday. Authorities say Christopher Creekmore was swimming with his stepbrother when he went underwater, then resurfaced unresponsive. Creekmore's stepbrother told authorities Creekmore had jumped off a log when something went wrong.

Creekmore was later airlifted to Nebraska Medical Center where he died from his injuries.