Man rescued from canal dies

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A man who was rescued from the Erewash Canal, in Long Eaton, has died.

Emergency services were called to the scene near Leopold Street at about 10.10am on Friday after the man was spotted by a passer-by in the water.

Fire crews rescued the man and he was then taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, where he was later pronounced dead.

Officers from Derbyshire police are continuing with their inquiries.