Mother dies trying to save 11-year-old son while tubing in creek (video)

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COLORADO — A mother who tried to save her son from a strong current in a Colorado river died Sunday after jumping into the water.

Amber Raye Presson, 31, of Denver, was at Clear Creek with her 11-year-old son when the tragic accident took place, according to the Golden Police Department.

Witnesses say the woman dove in to save her son when she allegedly hit her head and then sank under the water. Bystanders immediately called 911 and tried to pull the two out from the water.

Authorities said the creek was not at a dangerous level that would prompt a closure, which would require water being much colder and moving a lot faster than it was on Sunday.

Watch the video below:

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