FINAL UPDATE: The person who was rescued from the canal Wednesday night has died as a result of a drowning; Border Patrol officials confirmed Thursday.

UPDATE: A person was transported to a local hospital in critical condition late Wednesday night after they were rescued at the canal by the Border Highway and Padres, according to the El Paso Fire Department Water Rescue Team.

The water rescue team assisted Border Patrol in the incident.

No further information has been released.

ORIGINAL: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM)- An incident has been reported Wednesday night at the canal by Border Highway and Padres, according to El Paso Fire Department via Twitter.

KTSM is working to bring more updates to this story.