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Man Dies After Falling in Huntsville Creek

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A man has died after falling into Spring Branch Creek in Huntsville.

Police identify the man as Darron Gene Putnam, 49, of Huntsville.

Witnesses say he tripped over a fire hydrant when he fell, then hit his head at the bottom of the creek.

Investigators say Putnam was alive when rescuers arrived.

He later died at Huntsville Hospital.

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