CHICAGO (WLS) –
A Chicago Fire Department diver who died in search of a missing boatman on the Chicago River was identified.
Juan Bucio, 46, was part of a crew who wanted to rescue a 28 – Old man who fell by 8 pm from a boat in the river near Ashland Avenue Monday
In search of the man said CFD officials said communication was lost and Bucio disappeared.
"They were looking for a person or persons in the water.A command was given to change divers to bring the second team, give them a break, at which time they came to the boat.His partner turned around and he was missing so fast, "said Chicago Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago.
As soon as divers found him, he rushed a police escort to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A procession then took his body from the hospital to the Cook County Medical Examination Office.
Bucio was a 1
In the social media, his condolences have been passed on to his family and friends:
The prayers of the entire Chicago Fire Department go to the family of Juan Bucio, who tragically died a person's reputation in the water near 2600 S. Ashland.
– Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) May 29, 2018
A piece of Chicago was lost tonight – a hero who dedicated his life and finally gave his life trying to save others. On behalf of the entire police department, our deepest condolences to our brothers and sisters in the Chicago Fire Department and the family of fallen CFD divers. -ITJ pic.twitter.com/REkSZg6XXV
– Chicago Police (@ Chicago_Police) May 29, 2018
OEMC expresses our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the CFD Marine Unit Diver succumbed to the injuries he had suffered tonight while following the call to help another.
We will never forget your courage and your sacrifices for our city. pic.twitter.com/rY2XK7acWu
– Chicago OEMC (@ChicagoOEMC) May 29, 2018
Two other members of the dive team suffered minor injuries and were treated and discharged from the hospital.  The boatman is still missing. The search for him will continue on Tuesday morning.
(Copyright © 2018 WLS-TV, All Rights Reserved.)