Location: Friend Kern Canal, Orange Cove

Incident Date: 7-15-21

Incident Time: 1400HRS

City: Orange Cove

Posted by: Media Relations

UPDATE: Body of Man Recovered in Orange Cove Canal

UPDATE: Body of Man Recovered in Orange Cove Canal

Just before 5 p.m, the TCSO Dive Team found and recovered the body of the man who fell in the canal. He was found in the general area where he was last seen going under water. The man was pronounced dead on scene.



TCSO Dive Team Responding to Orange Cove For A Man Who Fell In A Canal
Just after 2 p.m, TCSO Deputies were called to the Friant Kern Canal near Orange Cove for a report of a person who fell into the canal. When Deputies arrived, they learned a man fell into the canal and went under. 

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office Dive Team is on their way to the scene and a helicopter is on scene attempting to find the man.

We will keep you updated as the situation develops.