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Man Rescued From River Dies

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RICHLAND, Wash. - A 26-year-old Kennewick man who spent nearly 30 minutes under water after crashing his car into the Columbia River has died at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland. 

The lead nurse at Kadlec says Joshua Michael Olson died at 7:15 Thursday night after 5 days in critical condition.

Police think Olson drove his car into the river near Howard Amon Park on purpose.

The car was found about 100 feet from shore in 20 feet of water.