Man drowns in Alabama River

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Montgomery, AL (WSFA) -  A man drowned Sunday night in the Alabama River.

It happened just off the docks at the Montgomery Marina on Shady Street.

Police tell WSFA 12 News the unidentified 50-year-old man dove in, but never came back up.

Two men say they heard a woman screaming and ran to see how they could help.

When they got there, they said he had already been underwater for several minutes.

An investigation is underway.

Police will release his name once next-of-kin have been notified.