police-light-bar1.jpgA 13-year-old San Francisco boy who was pulled from the Russian River in Forestville on Sunday has died.

Eduardo Nery Corona died at 11:04 a.m. Monday at Children’s Hospital and Research Center in Oakland, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible drowning at Steelhead Beach located near 9000 River Road at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Lt. Steve Brown said.

A 15-year-old girl told first responders that her 13-year-old brother was in distress in the river before he went under water, Brown said.

Corona was pulled ashore by someone swimming in the river, and a citizen tried to revive him before paramedics arrived, Brown said.

He was taken by ambulance to Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa then airlifted to Children’s Hospital.

James Lanaras, Bay City News

Want more news, sent to your inbox every day? Then how about subscribing to our email newsletter? Here’s why we think you should. Come on, give it a try.

Please make sure your comment adheres to our comment policy. If it doesn't, it may be deleted. Repeat violations may cause us to revoke your commenting privileges. No one wants that!