A Texas National Guardsman drowned in the Rio Grande River on Friday attempting to rescue migrants in the water.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) confirmed the guardsman’s death, telling reporters that the his body has been recovered. DPS said more details about the incident would be given in a later statement.

“Multiple sources tell me a Texas National Guard soldier has just drowned in the Rio Grande here in Eagle Pass while trying to save migrants in the water. Texas DPS confirms, and tells me a body has been recovered. I’m told a statement will be coming out soon,” Fox News reporter Bill Melugin posted.

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