Man identified in Grand Valley Canal drowning

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CLIFTON, Colo – The Mesa County Coroner’s Office has completed its examination in the death of
Rex Jones, a 63-year-old resident of Clifton. Jones was the man that was in the vehicle found in the Grand Valley Canal in Clifton, on Thursday.

A Ford pickup truck was recovered shortly after noon on Thursday, when first responders found the man in the vehicle.

Authorities declared him deceased on the scene. The cause of death is drowning and the manner of death was an accident. The toxicology is pending at this time.

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