CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago Fire Department Marine Unit diver is dead and two others were injured after a boating accident on the Chicago River.
CBS 2’s Lauren Victory has the story.
Around 7:49 p.m. Monday night calls came from a boat that an individual jumped into the water.
That person is still missing.
The CFD diver is 46-year-old Juan Bucio. According to the Chicago Fire Department he has two sons, ages seven and nine.
He was pronounced dead at 10:02 p.m.
Bucio joined the Chicago Fire Department in 2003. He became part of the dive team in 2007.
He has nine siblings including a brother with the Chicago Fire Department and a sister with the Chicago Police Department.
Two other divers were released from Northwestern Memorial. One of the divers was Bucio’s partner.
This is a developing story.