On Sunday a man drowned in the Nanticoke River after he swam out to help some kayakers who were having some problems.

Officials say that the man got caught up in the water near the Cedar Hill Marina in Bivalve, Maryland.

WBOC reports that firefighters and diving units from a number of departments around Wicomico County came to the scene to help.

The television station reports that so far the man’s identity has not been revealed.