A Richmond man drowned in Swift Creek Monday evening, according to Chesterfield police.
Rescue divers pulled 50-year-old Edward L. Mason from the creek around 7:20 p.m. Monday near the 100 block of Lakeside Drive in Colonial Heights. The call initially came in for a man who had gone under and not resurfaced while swimming in Swift Creek.
Mason was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
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