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Accident Database: 1587 Results Found

Completed Safety Committee Reports

State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private
TN United States Doug Cameron Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) N/A Inflatable Kayak-
/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
AR United States 2017-04-28 Aaron "Ricky" Norber 65 Buffalo ( 5) Pruitt to Hasty 5) Pruitt to Hasty (7 miles) II+ Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More edit
IL United States 2017-04-08 Jake Rodriguez 22 Vermilion (Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. (7.7 miles) N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Italy 2017-03-25 Andrea Faoro 17 Sermenza Middle section (Piaggiona - Boccioleto) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2017-02-12 Scott James "Scotty" Jarrell 43 Umpqua, North 1.5) above Deadline Falls to Idlelyd Park IV Inflatable Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 2016-11-27 Clay Nash Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
India 2016-10-27 33 Umig River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
AR United States 2016-10-19 Unidentified Woman Ouachita (4) Remmel Dam to I-30 at Malvern 4) Remmel Dam to I-30 at Malvern (6 miles) Medium Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2016-10-16 Mariah Mahaney Moose River 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
MD United States 2016-10-16 Seth Burkholder 38 Jones Falls Lake Roland to Round Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MA United States 2016-09-04 Unidentified Woman 52 Deerfield (3) Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp 3) Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp (The Dryway) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2016-08-24 Edward J. Williams 74 Winchester Wasteway Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2016-08-19 Unidentified Man Potomac River Near Williamsport, MD I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2016-08-18 Pamela Solomon 54 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-08-11 Jamie Page 25 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2016-08-07 Joseph Cantler 14 Fortymile, Middle Fork and North Fork Joseph Airstrip to Taylor Hwy Fortymile Bridge Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2016-07-31 Richard Girard 59 Sacramento River 4) Sims Flat Campground to Lake Shasta II Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2016-07-31 Unidentified Woman Lehigh 2. Rockport to Glen Onoko Low Other-
Other
Inexperience/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-07-24 Patrick Kelsall 19 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon Other-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2016-07-23 Richard "Ghost" Arceneaux 43 Pigeon 1. Walter's Power Plant at Waterville to Bridge at Hartford Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2016-07-22 Bourke Dewain Tarbet 45 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Low III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2016-07-19 Mike Olson 46 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2016-07-17 Lorne Speakerworth 47 Yellowstone 3. Clarks Fork Yellowstone R. to Billings, MT Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2016-07-17 Mark Templeton 57 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2016-07-15 Unidentified Man Cache La Poudre 05. Narrows Picninc Ground to Steven's Gulch Access Medium V Other-
Unknown
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KS United States 2016-07-09 Brian Bergkamp 25 Arkansas River Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-07-05 Lynn Marks 52 Arkansas 03. The Numbers Low Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-07-03 Sandra Johnson 51 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2016-07-03 Logan Farrell 35 Cherry Creek Upper V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2016-07-02 Justin Smith 36 Androscoggin 1. Errol Rapids Medium III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2016-06-26 Unidentified Woman 30 Winnipesaukee 2. Cross Mill bridge road to Franklin VI Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2016-06-26 Richard Arave 61 Boise, S. Fork 1. Anderson Ranch Dam to Danskin Bridge Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-06-25 Nate White Daisy Creek 01. 40' Waterfall to confluence with Slate River V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-06-24 Sandy Wolder 63 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2016-06-24 Puppies!! Meadow 1. East Rainelle to Russellville Other-
Unknown
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2016-06-23 Thomas Harr 68 Salmon 5 - North Fork to Middle Fork II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 2016-06-21 Sandra K. Mills 55 Floyds Fork of the Salt River (Hwy.1526 to Hwy.61/Salt River (Shepherdsville) Hwy.1526 to Hwy.61/Salt River (Shepherdsville) (9.6 miles) I Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2016-06-21 Unidentified Man Weber 4. Hennifer to Taggarts Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2016-06-20 Unidentified Man Vallecito Creek 01. 1 mile above Vallecito CG V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
MN United States 2016-06-18 Wendy Anderson 63 Root River High I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-06-15 James Abromitis 58 Roaring Fork 02. Slaughterhouse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2016-06-13 Sandra Johnson 52 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AR United States 2016-06-12 Kristen Johnson 25 Buffalo ( 5) Pruitt to Hasty 5) Pruitt to Hasty (7 miles) Low I Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-06-11 Unidentified Woman Clear Creek 03. Lawson to Idaho Springs High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 2016-06-09 Cheryl Minnehan 69 Kongakut Mountains to Arctic Ocean High III Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2016-06-07 Katrina Anne Meeks 40 Shenandoah 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2016-06-05 Grant Manukynats 29 James 2. Balcony Falls Run Medium III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2016-05-30 Three Unidentified Paddlers Nooksack River Raft-
Other
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 2016-05-24 Gina Wright 19 Haw 3. Highway 64 to Jordan Reservoir Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-05-22 Debra Lynn Brymer 61 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ME United States 2016-05-14 Michael Arena 52 Dead Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2016-05-10 Nichole Gaertner Skykomish 3 - Big Eddy to Monroe I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-05-06 Unidentified Man 35 South Platte VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2016-05-04 Keith Thomas 53 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High IV Raft-
/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2016-04-27 Chase Holland 30 South Fork Skykomish Baring to Sunset Falls Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 2016-04-25 Unidentified Man 24 Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2016-04-17 Unidentified Man Salmon, E. Fork of S. Fork 1 - Vibika Creek to Johnson Creek IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
MI United States 2016-04-16 Clint Mabie 49 Black (D) Narrows Park to Conglomerate Falls D) Narrows Park to Conglomerate Falls (8 miles) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
New Zealand 2016-04-10 Sean Gary Curtis 20 Whitcombe River Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2016-03-12 Jonathan Wyble 30 Potlatch 1. Little Boulder Campground to Cedar Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
GA United States 2016-03-12 Unidentified Man Chattahoochee 8 - Metro Columbus/Phenix City High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 2016-02-24 James Ng Palouse River 1. Hooper to Palouse Falls State Park Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2016-01-24 Corey Maleski 26 Rogue (3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass 3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass (up to 18.3 miles) Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2015-12-25 Two Unidentified Men 29 Little (3. Eberharts Point 3. Eberharts Point (Chairlift) to Canyon Mouth Campground V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Darkness/ Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2015-12-18 Eric Bush 59 Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Ecuador 2015-12-02 Taylor Hunt 22 Sardinas Grandes River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2015-11-12 Clark Stanger. Guadalupe (3. Farm Road 3351 to Rebecca Creek Crossing 3. Farm Road 3351 to Rebecca Creek Crossing (22.5 miles) Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
India 2015-11-05 Beth Hume 30 Umngi river V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2015-09-29 Unidentified Couple Wilson Creek B) Route 1328 Bridge to National Forest sign IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2015-09-05 Jordyn Engler 14 Esopus Creek 2) Allaben Portal to Phoenicia Medium III Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 2015-08-30 Unidentified Man 55 Wisconsin (D) Wausau Slalom Course D) Wausau Slalom Course (0.35 mile modified natural channel) Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2015-08-15 Brayden Biggs 4 Rogue, North Fork (2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge 2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge (Takilma Gorge) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2015-08-02 Shane Dearden 46 Clark Fork 2. Alberton Put In to Fish Creek Low Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2015-07-26 Tim Meyers 50 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2015-07-21 Jeffrey Standish 58 White Salmon 4 - BZ Corner to Buck Creek III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 2015-07-20 Unidentified Man Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
AR United States 2015-07-12 Gary McClung 23 Buffalo ( 2) Boxley to Ponca 2) Boxley to Ponca (6.1 miles) I Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 2015-07-10 Doris Rake 45 Delaware River Bulls Island near Stockton, NJ I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 2015-07-07 Asher Bloom 16 Basswood River High Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-07-03 Daniel Cheong 20 Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 2015-07-02 Carter Worthington 53 Little Pigeon, Middle Prong (The Greenbrier) The Greenbrier) (3. Porter's Creek Confluence to Hwy 73 Low Open Canoe-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2015-06-30 Will Verbeke, Bryant Morgan 12 Little Androscoggin Bryant Pond to Tubbs School High III Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
TX United States 2015-06-27 Edgar Castro 20 Trinity River High Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2015-06-27 Steven Hembree 62 Liganore Creek Monocracy tributary Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2015-06-27 Unidentified man Susquehanna River I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
NM United States 2015-06-26 Randy Flaming 54 Rio Grande 6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant High Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 2015-06-24 John Cookson 17 Villiage Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 2015-06-23 Sean Heibel 24 Maumee River VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-06-23 Ricky Zinter 34 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2015-06-21 Unidentified Woman Stoneycreek River High I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
OH United States 2015-06-21 Carson Bonar 14 Little Beaver Creek 1. Lusk Lock to Beaver Creek State Park VI Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-06-21 Steven Kelley 23 Arkansas 12. Pueblo Whitewater Park High III Other-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-06-21 Jerry Young 63 Fryingpan 02. Taylor Creek to Basalt High Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-06-20 Joseph Goodwin 21 South Platte 06. Near Union Avenue Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MO United States 2015-06-20 Ashley Brinkley 30 Sac River High VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-06-16 Jose Soto 56 Animas 08. Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2015-06-16 Unidentified Men DuPage (Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Story St. Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Story St. (up to 10.2 miles) High I Raft-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2015-06-15 Eugene Lamb 37 Rogue (1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam 1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam (up to 31.6 miles) II Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2015-06-15 Unidentified woman Big Darby Creek High Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2015-06-14 Unidentified Man 75 Hudson River The Glen to Warrensburg Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-06-10 Drake Durkee 11 Arkansas 07. Stone Bridge to Salida High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2015-06-09 Unidentified Woman Eagle River 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 2015-06-08 Unidentified Man 30 Flathead, North Fork 1. Canadian Border to Blankenship Bridge Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2015-06-04 Adam Ericksen, Charles McLynch 27 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AZ United States 2015-06-02 Morgan Heimer 22 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2015-05-31 Brian Niedermeyer 42 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 2015-05-23 Joshua Reed 29 Trinity River Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2015-05-22 Unidentified Man Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-05-22 Michelle Math 47 Clear Creek 05. Green Bay Rock (MM 262.9) to Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) Medium IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2015-05-17 Patrick Lusk 27 Salmon 7 - Vinegar Creek to Riggins Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2015-05-15 Logan Jauernigg 20 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2015-05-12 Chris Danko 35 Boulder Creek, South 03. Gross Mountain Res to Eldorado State Park High Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2015-04-26 Travis Albin 38 Sultan River 2. Powerhouse to Fishing Access Medium IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2015-04-25 Dakota Brett Crandall 25 Big Wills Creek High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2015-04-20 Lori Turner 54 Sipsey River County Route 60 (Sipsey Recreational Area) to State Route 33 Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2015-04-12 Denis Brown 63 White Salmon (2 - Trout Lake to Green Truss Bridge 2 - Trout Lake to Green Truss Bridge (Farmlands) Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2015-04-10 Joe Bruno South Sauty Creek Intersection of County Roads 43 and 56 to Bucks Pocket Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
CT United States 2015-04-01 Unidentified Man Natchaug Diana's Pool, England Road to Route 198 IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2015-03-18 Michael Davila 20 Youghiogheny 5. Ohiopyle Falls Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2015-03-14 Ted Engelhardt Belson Creek Near Ripley, NY High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2015-03-11 Guillaume "Frenchie" Bonnot. 36 Camp Creek Camp Creek State Forest to Bluestone River High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
New Zealand 2015-03-11 Louise Jull 26 Kaituna River Lower V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CT United States 2015-03-01 Unidentified Man Housatonic 3. Bulls Bridge Dam to Power Plant Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2015-02-13 Jonathan Mellon 33 Redwood Creek Lacks Creek to Orick Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2015-02-08 Thomas Shepard 65 Rogue (Jericho Avenue to West River Drive Jericho Avenue to West River Drive (5.4 miles) I Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2015-01-31 Unknown Man Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2015-01-25 Samantha Dweck 24 Eel 4) Dos Rios to Alderpoint I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Italy 2014-12-20 Simone C. Vara Vizza-Brugnato Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-12-08 Unidentified Man Crooked Creek I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2014-12-07 Tim Cahill 71 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV+ Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 2014-12-07 David Bazemore Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 2014-11-30 Xavier A. Engle 27 Stillaguamish, S. Fork (3 - Verlot to Granite Falls 3 - Verlot to Granite Falls (Robe Canyon Run) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Chile 2014-11-13 Juan Antonio de Ugarte Nilahue River V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Chile 2014-11-13 Juan Antonio de Ugarte 35 Rio de Lago Ranco Nilahue V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2014-10-12 Lisa Sayaka Nakamaru 20 Putah Creek (Lake Berryessa Lake Berryessa (Monticello Dam) to Lake Solano Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2014-09-13 Gary Brown 50 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WY United States 2014-09-04 Gerald Skinner 80 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) III Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2014-09-01 Scott Hart 26 Snake (K. Heller Bar to Clearwater K. Heller Bar to Clearwater (Lewiston/Clarkston) Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-08-19 Beth McVay 38 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon V Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2014-08-11 Darien Latty 22 Yellowstone River Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2014-08-11 Rob Kehrer 44 Tana River High III Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2014-08-02 Daniel D. Lowry 62 Deschutes 03. Big River Campground to Benham Falls Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-07-28 Matthew Kaliszewsk 33 Elk Creek (2. Lincoln Falls 2. Lincoln Falls (PA Route 154) to Loyalsock Creek High I Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-07-28 William Forshey 54 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista Low III Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2014-07-26 Unidentified Man Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 2014-07-25 Tristan Iverson 3 Bitterroot River Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-07-24 Mary Johnson 57 Arkansas 02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site Low Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
IA United States 2014-07-20 Andrea Zimmermann 29 Wapsipinicon River None VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2014-07-18 Charles P. McJunkin. 81 Stilllwater River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2014-07-13 Donna Viehman 63 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) I Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-07-12 Unidentified Man Arkansas 07. Stone Bridge to Salida Medium III Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-07-11 Jonathan Kennedy 40 Arkansas Arkansas (02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site) V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2014-07-07 Unidentified Boy 14 Schroon Warrensburg to Thurman Station Other-
Equipment Trap
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-07-05 Jody Walker 50 Delaware River High I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-07-04 Roland Richmond 58 Susquehanna River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2014-06-29 Paul K. Hare 21 Gunpowder Falls 2 - Prettyboy Dam to Falls Road Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Planning/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-28 Amanda Taylor 31 Arkansas 07. Stone Bridge to Salida Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-06-27 Jerry Reisinger 41 Conewago Creek Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2014-06-27 Joseph R. Kane 50 Salmon (9 - Hammer Creek to Snake River confluence 9 - Hammer Creek to Snake River confluence (Lower Gorge) High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 2014-06-24 Delores Johnson 45 French Broad River High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-23 Tom Osbourne McMurray 63 Arkansas 08. Salida to Rincon Raft-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-22 Patrick Ward Rio Grande 01. Rio Grande Res. to 12 miles above Creede High IV Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
MD United States 2014-06-20 Tom McEwan 66 Potomac (Great Falls Great Falls (Fish Ladder) V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-16 Unidentified Man 44 Roaring Fork 02. Slaughterhouse High Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-16 James Paul Sizemore 44 Roaring Fork 02. Slaughterhouse High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-14 Christopher Sevilla 44 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 2014-06-13 Unidentified Man Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2014-06-11 Unidentified man 43 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-10 Van Hodges 48 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2014-06-09 Thomas Moore San Joaquin, Middle Fork Devils Postpile Nat'l Monument to Mammoth Pool Reservoir Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-09 Unidentified Woman Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2014-06-08 Andrew Gray 35 Salmon 8 - Riggins to White Bird High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-07 Kenneth Barkley 41 Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High II Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AZ United States 2014-06-06 Hans Uhl 43 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2014-06-04 Rebecca Knight 26 Cache La Poudre 09. Pineview Falls to Bridges Take-out High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2014-05-31 Uriah Scaffer 39 Crystal 03. Marble to Redstone High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-05-25 Curtis Martin 19 West Branch Susquehanna River High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-05-25 Brittany Ann Baird 25 Clarion River High Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2014-05-25 James Bryant 33 Skykomish (1 - Index 1 - Index (Sunset Falls) to Railroad Bridge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2014-05-23 Steve Revier 41 Klickitat 2 - Leidl Campground to Klickitat Springs III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-05-21 Jeremy Deemer 26 Lehigh River VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2014-05-19 8 unidentified tubers James River N/A Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-05-17 Joe Karlavige Mehoopany Creek Stony Brook TO LR65006 in Mehoopany High III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2014-05-15 Jake? Rogue, North Fork (2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge 2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge (Takilma Gorge) IV+ Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2014-05-11 Elliott Mullings 21 Grass 1. Lampsons Falls to Downerville High VI Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 2014-05-11 Donna Bailey 58 Chemung River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2014-05-03 Cameron Buerger, Marty Stanaford, 20 Ohio River Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2014-05-01 Robert Rosenburg 60 White Salmon 4 - BZ Corner to Buck Creek IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2014-04-26 Michael Huggins 64 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2014-04-24 Jedidiah Selby 24 Calfkiller River Dam near Main Street, Sparta, TN VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2014-04-19 Dinesh Sudhakar-Uckoo 26 Fox River Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2014-04-17 Unidentified Man 35 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2014-04-13 5 unidentified rafters Cheat (2. 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge IV Raft-
Other
Inexperience/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
IN United States 2014-04-06 Enrique Quinonez 27 Flatrock (Old U.S. Hwy 421 to Conns Creek Old U.S. Hwy 421 to Conns Creek (6.8 miles) I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2014-03-30 Mike and Cory Saluda 4 - Lake Murray Dam to Broad/Congaree confluence Low Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2014-03-18 Curtis Joyce 31 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2014-03-09 John D. Wilburn 30 Smith, S. Fork Bridge near Big Flat Campground to confluence with Middle Fork V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2014-03-01 Edward Aaron Heberling, Jr. W Branch Susquehanna Clearfield County High I Kayak - Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2014-02-23 Xao Le, Cong Le 44 Coosa CR 213 or the dam to River Road I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2014-02-22 Lawrence Paul Graham, 67 Chetco (2) Craggie Creek to South Fork 2) Craggie Creek to South Fork (Chetco Gorge) Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2014-01-21 Unidentified Man Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2014-01-14 Brian Ginsburg Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2014-01-12 Two Unidentified Men Obed 4. Obed Junction to Nemo IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2013-11-25 Gary Adkins 36 New 11. Sandstone to McCreery Low II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2013-11-21 Alison Webb 54 Palouse River Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2013-11-16 Dave Farkas Animas 06. Bakers Box Low Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2013-10-30 Eric Metz 47 Shenango River Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2013-10-13 Brent Austin Russell Fork (Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout (4 miles) Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2013-09-25 Mary Simpson 67 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2013-09-14 Craig Lyons Dolores River 01. Rico to McPhee Reservoir Medium II Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 2013-09-01 David Cunningham 30 Pigeon Confluence East-West Fork to New Hepco Bidge High Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2013-08-25 Joshua Foster Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2013-08-25 Katherine Tyler Luna 36 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 2013-08-24 Marnita McGruder Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 2013-08-24 Lou Peterson 65 Potomac, North Branch 4. Barnum, WV to Bloomington, MD Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2013-08-15 Davin Harrison 20 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High II Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2013-08-15 Alyssa Huffstutler 19 Warrior, Locust Fork 2) US 231/79 to Nectar Bridge Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2013-08-14 Unidentified male 16 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station High IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ON Canada 2013-08-10 Erhard Fenzl 73 Lake Superior Pukaskwa National Park III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2013-08-09 Justin Sigman 30 Williamson Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2013-08-03 unidentified couple Flat River Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2013-07-27 Dorit Hillmann 54 McCloud Fowler Camp to McCloud Reservoir Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2013-07-26 Maj StormoGipson 57 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MO United States 2013-07-20 Paul F. Dart 28 Meremac River Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2013-07-17 Steven Boyd Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) Low IV Other-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2013-07-15 Ralph Neal Head 64 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge III Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2013-07-14 Steven Hoyer 57 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) Low IV Other-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2013-07-12 Stephen Harrison 41 Stillwater River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2013-07-11 Shannon Christy 23 Potomac (3. Great Falls 3. Great Falls (Center Lines) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2013-07-08 Hope F. Stoeckel 69 James River High Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2013-07-07 Shane Ekin 40 Rock River Rockton Dam VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2013-07-07 3 Inner Tubers Alcovy 3- Factory Shoals High Other-
Other
High Water/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2013-07-06 Robert Vega 22 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 2013-07-04 Scott Bradfield 36 Pigeon, Big East Fork 2. Skinny Dip to US 276 Bridge V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2013-06-30 Many People Bitterroot River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 2013-06-25 Kelly Keller Jefferson River Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 2013-06-25 Joslyn Sage Farrell 6 Bitterroot River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2013-06-19 Thomas P. Hill 51 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 2013-06-15 Daniel Deamond Gunpowder Falls 4 - Lower Loch Raven Dam to Route 1 II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2013-06-14 Sean Martin 29 Lackawaxen Above Delaware confluence High II Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2013-06-13 Oliver Dixon 47 Clinton (W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) River Bends Park to Heritage Park (22 mile to Hall Rd, aka M-59) High II Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2013-06-11 Dean Vliet & Brandon Whitmore, Pocono Creek (Tannersville (PA Route 715) to Stroudsburg Tannersville (PA Route 715) to Stroudsburg (Main St.) High Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2013-06-05 Eric Weigel 22 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2013-05-27 Steven Monton 47 Sixmile Zig Zag Rapid, just below Suckhole High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2013-05-25 Kenneth E. Tyson 54 Wenatchee (2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth 2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth (Tumwater Canyon) Medium IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2013-05-23 Betty Rose 61 Amicalola Creek Upper Medium II Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2013-05-20 Moises Dieguez James 5. Lower James through Richmond Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
VT United States 2013-05-07 Jeremy Cass New Haven 2. West Lincoln to Rte. 116 bridge IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
AR United States 2013-05-06 Sally Sairs 79 Buffalo ( 3) Ponca to Kyles 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles) Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2013-04-17 Kristle Volin 25 South Fork Coquille River Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2013-04-11 Unidentified Man 57 Stillwater Creek Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2013-04-07 Liza Gould 46 Green 1 - Headworks to Kanaskat-Palmer State Park High III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2013-04-06 Two Unidentified Men Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 2013-03-29 Isaac Levinson 25 Raven Fork 2. Enloe Creek Trail to Big Cove Road V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Extreme Weather/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2013-03-23 Dirk Bradford 39 Indian Creek (Feather trib) Feather trib) (Near Crescent Mills to Spanish Creek V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL Mexico 2013-03-15 Gerd Serrasolses 24 Rio Tulijá (Agua Azul) V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2013-03-11 Steve Senior 65 Little River 1. Bridge at Elkmont to Sinks Low IV Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2013-03-09 Jim McComb 64 East Verde US Route 87 to Verde River confluence High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2013-02-03 Tommy Clapp Big Creek FR221/Peavine Road to US64 Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2013-01-16 Matt Todhunter Little Possum Creek Low V Open Canoe-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2013-01-11 Kaitlin Kenney 21 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Argentina 2012-12-24 Diego Rodriguez 43 Casa De Piedra High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2012-12-10 Shelbi Danielle Arno 39 Clear Creek (2) Whiskeytown Reservoir to Sacramento Valley Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2012-09-30 Unidentified Woman 49 Nantahala 2.Upper, Route 1310 Bridge to Hwy. 19 Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2012-09-28 Peter Thompson 19 Cheakamus River Upper section south of Whistler, BC V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2012-09-27 Tamara Blake 53 Hudson 1. Indian River to North River Low III Raft-
/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NH United States 2012-09-19 Alan Panebaker 29 Pemigewasset 1) Profile Lake thru Franconia Notch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2012-09-17 Unidentified Man Eagle 3. Bridge to Bridge Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2012-09-15 Todd Hunter Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2012-09-11 Jeff West 42 Stikine River Canyon VI Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2012-08-28 Jeremiah Dale Eatherton 16 McKenzie 1. Clear Lake to Carmen Reservoir Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ON Canada 2012-08-20 Thang Duc Ngo 28 Ottawa River Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WI United States 2012-08-08 Mark Fackler Menominee (A) Piers Gorge: Niagara to Hwy.8 A) Piers Gorge: Niagara to Hwy.8 (0.5-2.9 miles) Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 2012-08-08 Fern Johnson 60 Eagle 4. Lower: Military Stretch Medium Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2012-08-05 Sharie Smith 50 Deschutes (F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Bend) V Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 2012-08-04 Michael Danovsky 39 Wolf (F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls (5.96 miles) ** Access Fee ** Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2012-08-02 Lisa Ann Keating 44 South Fork Snake River Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2012-08-01 Mariati Tani 41 Tuolumne (4) Lumsden Campground 4) Lumsden Campground (Merals Pool) to Wards Ferry Bridge IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2012-08-01 Chris Schwer 27 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2012-07-28 Andrew Barrie 50 Kettle River High Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2012-07-28 Modestus Joseph Cushman Jr. 73 Swan Bigfork Dam to Bigfork Powerhouse Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2012-07-24 James Fredrick Wilson 50 Flathead, Middle Fork 1. Schafer Meadows to Bear Creek Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2012-07-19 Ronald Mongini 66 Rogue (6. Foster Bar to Gold Beach 6. Foster Bar to Gold Beach (options to 33.7 miles) Medium Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2012-07-15 Unidentified Man American, Middle Fork (1) Tunnel Run: Oxbow Bend 1) Tunnel Run: Oxbow Bend (Ralston Afterbay) to Drivers Flat Road Medium Raft-
Other
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
SC United States 2012-07-14 Michael Dorris 58 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2012-07-13 Don Griffiths 63 Payette, N. Fork 3. The Cabarton Run III Open Canoe-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2012-07-09 David Brewer 46 North Platte 4- Casper Whitewater Park III Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2012-07-08 Neil Albright 49 Clark Fork 2. Alberton Put In to Fish Creek Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 2012-07-07 Lina Maria Vergara Castaneda 20 Wolf (F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls (5.96 miles) ** Access Fee ** IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AB Canada 2012-07-02 Brad Kuhln Bow River Harvie Passage in Calgary High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2012-06-30 Nichole Pomeroy 16 Umpqua, N. 2. Idleyld Park to confluence with S. Umpqua Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2012-06-24 Brenda Reiner 57 Flathead, Middle Fork 3. Moccasin Creek to West Glacier Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2012-06-24 Mary Cretney-Thibeault 50 Kicking Horse River High IV Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2012-06-24 Jack Bennett 31 Stillwater 2. Buffalo Jump public access to Cliff Swallow public access Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2012-06-17 Edwin Rutkowski 68 McKenzie River 3. Olallie Campground to Leaburg Dam III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2012-06-17 Tracy Ruby 45 Payette, S. Fork 3. Swirly Canyon III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2012-06-16 Jennifer Watson 38 Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2012-06-06 Harold Vaughan 21 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2012-06-03 Jonathan Boling 34 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2012-05-31 Bam Margera 33 Eagle Creek Skoonichuck Falls to Columbia River Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2012-05-27 Mark McCoy 29 Salmon 2 - Stanley to Old Sunbeam Dam III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2012-05-26 Eddie Ramsey 59 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2012-05-19 Julia Fallin French Broad 9. Barnard to Hot Springs Medium III Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2012-05-16 Bradley Alexander 41 New 12. McCreery to Thurmond High III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2012-05-12 Drew Nielson 61 Green 2 - Green River Gorge IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2012-05-06 Stan Decker 59 American, N. Fork 3. Chamberlain Falls: Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Yankee Jims Road Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2012-04-29 Darrin Rennee 45 Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium IV Raft-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 2012-04-28 Heather Bonser Bishop 39 Chetco River Near Brookings, OR High Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2012-04-17 Daniel Kuhn 24 Chehalis 1 - West Fork to Pe Ell Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2012-04-17 Jason Moore 38 New 13. Thurmond to Cunard Medium Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2012-04-15 Unidentified Man Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium Raft-
Health Problem
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
Colombia 2012-03-06 Mark Hentze 37 Santo Domingo Other-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2012-01-28 Nicholas Herr 24 Susquehanna River High Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2012-01-08 Bob Norr 20 Blackwater Blackwater Falls to North Fork Confluence Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2011-10-16 William De Angelis 62 Moose 2. Lower: Rock Island to Fowlersville Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2011-10-15 Unknown Man Moose 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 2011-10-12 Joseph Grudger 19 Lewis, E. Fork (2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls 2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls (Falls Section) Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2011-09-27 Tammy Paczweski 40 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 2011-09-22 Shawna Thomas 51 Flathead, North Fork 1. Canadian Border to Blankenship Bridge Low III Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2011-09-18 Gary Aus 64 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2011-09-07 David ? 16 Patapsco Woodstock to Elkridge II Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-09-06 Joyce Dalton 57 American River I Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CT United States 2011-09-03 Kenneth Wallace 54 Housatonic 3. Bulls Bridge Dam to Power Plant III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2011-09-02 Holly Ward Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-09-02 Robert Francis Nynam 68 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-09-02 William Martindale 58 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) IV Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2011-08-28 Dr. Peter Engel 53 Croton River Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2011-08-14 Boyce Greer 55 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-08-12 Unidentified Man 29 Deschutes River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-08-07 Allen Satcher 28 Cherry Creek Upper Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2011-08-07 Michael McDonald 34 Lehigh 4. PA Rte 435 to Canal Park, Allentown High II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 2011-07-31 Lance Girard Eau Claire River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
AR United States 2011-07-25 Carla Jo Davenport 41 Spring (Mammoth Spring to Hardy Mammoth Spring to Hardy (15 miles) Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-07-24 Oscar Alvarez 24 Kern 3) Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3 Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2011-07-23 Wendy Maness 35 Maury Rockbridge Baths to James River Low Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-07-18 Chris Goodnough Oh Be Joyful Creek 01. Ankle Breaker to Beaver Ponds Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Darkness/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2011-07-16 Judy Brown New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Low Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
KS United States 2011-07-15 Dr. Ryan Moore 36 Kansas River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-07-14 Nathan Warren 27 American, N. Fork 0.5 Royal Gorge: Soda Springs Road to Tadpole Creek V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-07-14 William Keen 50 Blue 02. Blue River Campground to FR 2400 High Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-07-12 Daniele Tira 33 Dinkey Creek 3. Ross Creek Trail to confluence of NF Kings High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2011-07-11 Dick Chijiok 34 Little (3. Elbow to the 'Y' 3. Elbow to the 'Y' (Townsend) Low I Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2011-07-09 Michael Smith 47 Susquehanna River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2011-07-07 Jim Sawyer 77 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 2011-07-05 Maccine Viola Smith 70 Blackfoot Scotty Brown Bridge to Johnsrud Park High II Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2011-07-04 Lyvben Gankova 47 Cle Elum 2 - Salmon La Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir II Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-07-03 Kevin Bair 26 Mineral Creek, South 01. Above South Mineral CG V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2011-07-03 Sharon G. Hughes 69 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WY United States 2011-07-02 Unidentified Boy 4 Green Green River Lakes to Tepee Creek High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2011-07-02 Wendy Broadhead Green (1- Flaming Gorge to Lodore 1- Flaming Gorge to Lodore (CO) Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
AL United States 2011-07-01 Daniel S. Smith 22 Cypress Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2011-06-30 Jaymond W. Brasher 47 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2011-06-29 Keegan S. Ginther 29 Lochsa 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2011-06-27 Stephen Forster 19 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-06-26 Robert McKenzie Bridal Veil Creek Bridal Veil Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2011-06-26 Cami Oburn 34 Boise, Middle Fork Barber Flat to confluence with Boise River at Troutdale Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-06-25 John Novak 31 Eagle 04. Riverbend bus stop to Edwards IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-06-23 Frank Diskin 69 Cache La Poudre 07. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2011-06-22 Patrick Bush 66 Eagle 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop Low IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AB Canada 2011-06-21 Simon Davidson 20 Red Creek V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2011-06-19 Andrew Silvershein 14 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2011-06-19 Adam G. Mola 23 Kings River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-06-18 Tyler Minton 17 Yuba (B) Englebright Dam to Parks Bar B) Englebright Dam to Parks Bar (Hwy 20) High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-06-17 Susan Pyeatt-Terpening 65 Colorado River Near Radium Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-06-16 Curtis Walters 52 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista High Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2011-06-16 Brad Davis 47 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2011-06-16 Christopher Johnson 33 Yellowstone (1. Gardiner to Miner 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 2011-06-15 Michael Romo 41 Susquehanna River Dock Street Dam, Harrisburg, PA Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-06-13 Minh Tu Quang Nguyen, Scott Neacato 22 Kern 7) Mouth of canyon to Lake Ming High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2011-06-09 James J. Waring Jr 39 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2011-06-08 Sue Ann Apolinar 38 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MI United States 2011-06-08 Sean Arnett 28 Grand River High I Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2011-06-05 Jay McElroy 36 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
GA United States 2011-06-03 Anna VanHorn 9 Chattahoochee 5 - Middle Hooch - Buford Dam to Highway 20 High II Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
IN United States 2011-06-01 Unidentified Boy 1 Whitewater River Metamora, IN to Elizabethtown, OH I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2011-05-31 Nathan Daniel Ellison 13 Provo 3. Deer Creek Reservoir to Utah Lake High I Other-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2011-05-31 Shirley Palmer 73 Green 4- Ouray to Green River Town High III Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2011-05-28 Randy A. Eroen 35 Lochsa 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 2011-05-28 Angelo Zotto 71 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2011-05-25 Laura Enquist 14 Kettle River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-05-23 Robert Desmarais 65 Owyhee 3. Three Forks to Rome Medium Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MI United States 2011-05-22 John Przydatek 16 Huron River High VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2011-05-21 Damon Jaroslawski 30 Huron River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2011-05-21 Jason Whipkey 31 Youghiogheny 6. Lower High III Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2011-05-21 Harry David Orr 60 Mahoning Creek High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2011-05-18 Pamela Boyko 53 Lehigh River Medium Open Canoe-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2011-05-16 Mary Patricia Plochowietz 68 Smith Camp Baker to Eden Bridge High I Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 2011-05-15 Tony Evans 61 Cumberland, Big South Fork Station Camp to Lake Cumberland IV+ Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-05-08 Unidentified man Kern River Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 2011-05-06 Jeremy Sanders 30 Mulberry (1) Wolf Pen Recreation Area to Redding Campground 1) Wolf Pen Recreation Area to Redding Campground (12 miles) High Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ND United States 2011-05-06 Cory Berger 23 Apple Creek High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2011-04-30 Ronald Roth 67 Black River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2011-04-30 Two unidentifled paddlers Bear (Petoskey: Sheridan Street to Lake Petoskey: Sheridan Street to Lake (1.15 mile) IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Shoulder Dislocation Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2011-04-21 Donald Smith 45 Blackwater, North Fork Rt. 219 to confluence with Blackwater River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 2011-04-19 David Pritchett 48 Big Walnut Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2011-04-17 Nicholas Kozemko 24 Catharine Creek Near Veteran, NY Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
KY United States 2011-04-13 Tim Godfrey 29 Cumberland, Big South Fork (Station Camp to Blue Heron, KY Station Camp to Blue Heron, KY (19 miles) High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2011-04-03 Paul Malone 23 New 10. Bluestone Dam to Sandstone High Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-03-26 Warren Moran 59 McKenzie 4. Leaburg Dam to Hayden Bridge Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-03-21 Tyler Brandt 25 Abiqua Falls IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-03-20 Jason Craig 17 Dry Creek Near Marysville, CA Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2011-03-11 Jesse Coombs Abiqua Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2011-02-19 Matthew Miller 16 Walnut Creek None Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2011-01-11 Scott Foster 42 Colorado 11. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2011-01-01 Porpon (Paul) Pichanusakorn 27 Tellico 2. Bridge above Bald River to bridge below Jared's Knee High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Chile 2010-12-12 Unidentified Man Rio Turbio Upper Section IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
Congo, DRC 2010-12-07 Hendrik Coetzee 35 Lukugu (White Nile) flat water area below the rapids Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Costa Rica 2010-11-01 Chad Swenson Unknown Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 2010-10-13 Alexander Gillespie 51 Little (Cape Fear trib) Cape Fear trib) (Morrison Bridge to Ft.Bragg High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2010-10-13 Woman & Children American, N. Fork Other-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2010-10-10 Mark Hanna 55 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2010-10-03 Michael J. McCormick 54 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
CT United States 2010-10-01 James Lind 46 Norwalk Bridge in Cannondale to Mouth High VI Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2010-10-01 Carl Schneider 35 Blackwater Blackwater Falls to North Fork Confluence High Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2010-09-30 Unidentified Man Beaver 1. Moshier Section Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2010-09-20 Matt Haynes 21 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2010-09-19 Jie An Yang 25 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 2010-09-15 Rodney Dial 50 Brushy Creek (1. Chisolm Trail Rd to CR 122 (Red Bud Ln) 1. Chisolm Trail Rd to CR 122 (Red Bud Ln) (5.5 miles) High Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2010-09-05 Sheldon Cross 63 McKenzie River 3. Olallie Campground to Leaburg Dam Medium Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2010-09-05 Autumn Lee 33 McKenzie 4. Leaburg Dam to Hayden Bridge Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2010-09-04 Jerry Pohlman 68 Missouri River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2010-09-02 Robert Merrill 49 South Fork Snake River Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2010-08-29 Susan Marie Kaiser 37 Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Turkey 2010-08-28 Cerys Potter 9 Dalaman Cayi river III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
KY United States 2010-08-17 Bryce Hood 18 Cumberland, Big South Fork Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2010-08-02 Cassie Conley 20 Boise Barber Dam to Ann Morrison Park Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2010-08-02 Joseph Glasser; Kelly Glasser 49 Jordan Utah Lake to Rose Park VI Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2010-08-01 Kayla Broughton 19 Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine V Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2010-07-26 Andrew Gardner 9 Salmon 2 - Stanley to Old Sunbeam Dam Raft-
Equipment Trap
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WY United States 2010-07-24 Joel Fegarido 46 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Low III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2010-07-21 Janet Ann Keck 67 Guadalupe River Near New Braunfels, TX Other-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2010-07-20 Unidentified Man James 5. Lower James through Richmond Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
Italy 2010-07-20 Branka Stulic Noce River Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2010-07-18 Lilly Morales 11 Clear Creek (Sacramento trib.) Sacramento trib.) (2) Whiskeytown Reservoir to Sacramento Valley Low VI Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2010-07-16 Russelle Yap 17 Skykomish 3 - Big Eddy to Monroe Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2010-07-14 Chantelle Oakes 25 North Platte 4- Casper Whitewater Park Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2010-07-11 Kimberly Appelson 23 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista Medium Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2010-07-10 J.R. Campbell 28 Guadalupe to Comfort Near San Marcos, TX Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2010-07-10 Unidentified Man 41 Yuba, S. Fork F) Route 49 to Bridgeport IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2010-07-09 Bill Weaver Deschutes (F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Bend) Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2010-07-07 Ryan Warner 9 Shenandoah, N. Fork (Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns (Route 730) VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OK United States 2010-06-27 Aaron Reed 24 Mountain Fork (2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 (3 miles) Open Canoe-
Unknown
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SD United States 2010-06-27 Jeremy Rogers, 38 Belle Fourche River VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2010-06-25 Milton Crosby 79 Arkansas 08. Salida to Rincon High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2010-06-24 Michael W. Blankartz 28 Spokane Post Falls Dam to State Line Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2010-06-23 Patrick Bush 66 Eagle 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop Low IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Physical Trauma Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2010-06-21 Grady L. Singletary 47 Kaweah Park Boundary/ Gateway to Dinley Bridge Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
IN United States 2010-06-19 Fred DiGenova 43 Eel River VI Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2010-06-16 Unidentified 9 y.o. boy American, S. Fork (6. Chili Bar 6. Chili Bar (Route 193 to Coloma) High N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2010-06-14 Dr. Leon Wescombe 29 Cosumnes, Middle Fork FS Route 9N60 to Mt. Aukum Road Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2010-06-14 Thomas James 53 Brush Creek Rincon Camp to Kern River Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2010-06-12 Lawrence Evero 47 Colorado (09. Cisco 09. Cisco (Rose Ranch) to Moab Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ND United States 2010-06-12 Unidentified Man Kettle River Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2010-06-12 David Luck 39 Arkansas 02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site High Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2010-06-10 Victoria Hernandez 13 Clear Creek 03. Lawson to Idaho Springs High Raft-
Other
High Water/ Other Injury Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 2010-06-09 James Dewhurst 55 Rock Creek (Missoula County) Missoula County) (Middle & West Fork confluence to Clark Fork R. Raft-
Equipment Trap
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2010-06-05 William Spang 48 Eagle 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2010-06-04 Michael Fitzpatrick 59 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2010-06-03 Allen Brisson 22 Tuckasegee Section 3. Dillsboro to Rt. 1392 Medium II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2010-05-30 Robert Reiter 20 Piedra 02. 1st Fork Bridge to Lower Piedra CG Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2010-05-26 Nikki Innes 22 Arkansas 10. Pinnacle Rock Launch to Parkdale Launch Medium Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OK United States 2010-05-24 Derek Richardson 35 Arkansas High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2010-05-22 Adam Stapleton 32 Salt Creek High Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2010-05-22 Dave ?? Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2010-05-15 Tom Bonafini 59 Stonycreek River 3 - Stony Canyon Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2010-05-10 Two Unidentified Boys 20 Russell Fork (Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Other-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2010-05-04 Ryan Schultz 22 Shenandoah Route 50 to Route 7 Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 2010-05-03 Robert Archer 55 Green River High Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
United Kingdom 2010-04-28 Simon Fletcher 19 River Tay Grandtully High Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SD United States 2010-04-28 Unidentified Man 40 Belle Fourche River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2010-04-25 Mikah Grant 29 North Chickamauga Creek 3. Bowater Parking Area to Hwy 27 High Raft-
Other
High Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2010-04-24 2 Unidentified Men 20 Virgin, N. Fork Zion Narrows Medium Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2010-04-12 Unidentified boy 5 Dan River Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2010-04-07 Mark Grand 51 Shenandoah, N. Fork (Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns (Route 730) N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2010-04-01 George Lockey Jr. 62 Red Moshannon Peale Bridge to W.Br. Susquehanna R. Medium II Other-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2010-03-25 Alan Benjamin 65 Connecticut River Near Hanover, NH High Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2010-03-23 Unidentified Woman 21 Little (Fr.Broad trib) Fr.Broad trib) (2. Base of Triple Falls to Hooker Falls Low Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
MO United States 2010-03-22 Wesley Wood 17 Shoal Creek Allen Bridge to Lime Kiln Park Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2010-03-22 Alan Keith Stewart 52 Cheat (2. 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NJ United States 2010-03-21 Robert Baldwin 58 Delaware Lambertville Wing Dam High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 2010-03-20 Edward Lynde 53 Green River (Greenfield) Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2010-03-16 Scott Butts 46 Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge High Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
MA United States 2010-03-16 James P. O'Brien 47 Hubbard (W Hartland Rd W Hartland Rd (Granville State Park) to Rt 20 V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2010-03-07 Unidentified Man Willamette 2. Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2010-02-27 Cassandra Ray 21 Exeter River In Raymond, NH Open Canoe-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2010-01-16 Three Men Smith, S. Fork Bridge near Big Flat Campground to confluence with Middle Fork Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
Ecuador 2010-01-14 Chad Stoner 36 Anzu River III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Argentina 2009-12-14 Rush Sturges 24 Rio de Prata Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
United Kingdom 2009-12-13 Sean McCarry Carnoe River High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
United Kingdom 2009-11-22 Chris Wheeler 46 River Dart Between Dartmeet and Newbridge, on Dartmoor near Ashburton, Cornwall IV Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OK United States 2009-10-22 Bobby Ray Bohn Jr. 46 Mountain Fork (2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 (3 miles) Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MO United States 2009-10-16 James Catt 68 Jack's Fork River Below Alley Springs I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
QC Canada 2009-10-06 Stephane Hamel Rouge River Canyon Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 2009-10-04 Unknown Teenage Girl 14 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV+ Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2009-10-02 Shane Loveall 30 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2009-09-28 Gisela Zarcufsky New River 15. New River Dries: Hawks Nest Dam to Gauley Bridge Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2009-09-28 Eric Hampton 32 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
UT United States 2009-09-21 Susan Dennis 61 Price (3. Woodside 3. Woodside (US 6 Bridge) to confluence with Green River Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2009-09-12 Eric Clark 40 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 2009-08-23 Hin Hon Siu 36 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2009-08-17 Heath Park 28 Weber River 4. Hennifer to Taggarts Medium Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2009-08-09 Ryan Morgan 31 Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2009-08-09 Gary Markovich 55 Boulder (Jefferson R. tributary) Jefferson R. tributary) (Bison Creek to Jefferson R. Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2009-08-09 Unidentified Man Russell Fork (Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Low Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2009-08-03 Michael Jennings 29 Bluestone 1. Spanishburg to Eads Mill III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2009-08-02 Shannon Phillips Little Ossipee Balch Pond to Saco R. High Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 2009-08-01 Shanara Henry Deerfield 5) Zoar Picnic Area to East Charlemont II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2009-07-31 Karen Pratt 33 Clackamas 4. Cazadero Diversion to Estacada Reservoir Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-07-29 Carol Jacobson 54 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2009-07-28 Michael Ashe 57 Payette, S. Fork 2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2009-07-26 Jordan Finke Green 2. Green Narrows Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2009-07-23 Jacqueline Nichole Underwood Mason 21 Bullpasture (Public Fishing Access Public Fishing Access (Rt. 678) to Cowpasture River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-07-18 Derk Slottow 21 Cache La Poudre 01. Long Draw Reservoir to Big South Campground Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-07-09 David Campbell 49 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Medium III Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2009-07-07 Jimmy Nakama 40 Arkansas 02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2009-07-04 Timothy Rau 17 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2009-07-02 Jennifer M. Wehling 23 Vermilion (Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. (7.7 miles) Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WY United States 2009-07-01 Craig McCuistion 50 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) High V Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IA United States 2009-06-30 Alan Neely 62 Des Moines River High Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2009-06-29 Soren Pederson 29 American, S. Fork (6. Chili Bar 6. Chili Bar (Route 193 to Coloma) Medium Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2009-06-26 Laurie Clemons 35 Animas 04. Silverton to Tacoma High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AL United States 2009-06-21 Jimmy Debortoli 64 Coosa CR 213 or the dam to River Road Medium Kayak - Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2009-06-20 Eric Kophs 41 Colorado 03. Pumphouse campground to State Bridge High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 2009-06-19 Ronnie Campbell 55 Ouachita (3) Dragover 3) Dragover (2.9 miles) Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2009-06-19 Jody Page 35 Colorado (09. Cisco 09. Cisco (Rose Ranch) to Moab Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2009-06-19 Simon Knopp 76 James 02. Glen Wilton to Gala High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2009-06-13 Brian Stothart 35 Encampment (State Line to Encampment State Line to Encampment (canyon) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2009-06-09 Chris Miller 28 Brandywine Creek Lenape, PA to Thompson Bridge Road, DE High Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-06-06 Ed Gaker 24 Lake Fork Gunnison 01. Cinnamon Gorge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2009-06-06 Chris Odum 38 Blackwater River Blue Bend Road to US 220 High Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2009-06-06 Mary Smith Middle Fork 3. Audra State Park to Tygart River Confluence High Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-06-04 Drew Hunter 29 Black Gore Creek IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-06-01 Don Smith 42 Vallecito Creek 01. 1 mile above Vallecito CG Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2009-05-29 Dr. Tony Oertling 54 Marble Creek (Tributary of St. Joe River) Tributary of St. Joe River) (Camp 3 to St. Joe Confluence High Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2009-05-25 Dennis L. Young 57 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-05-25 Jeanne Haylett 40 Dolores 01. Rico to McPhee Reservoir High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2009-05-23 Frank Veltri 45 Coeur d'Alene Bumblebee Bridge to Cataldo High Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2009-05-22 Cheryl Ann Johnson 51 Bear Highway 174 Bridge to Lake Combie High Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2009-05-22 Robert Wheatley Jr. 23 Nisqually 3 - McKenna to Yelm Hydro Plant Low Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2009-05-21 James Hughes 54 Potomac 6. Little Falls Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2009-05-17 Tony Evans 61 Cumberland, Big South Fork Leatherwood Ford to Station Camp Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2009-05-16 Michael Don Carlos 37 Colorado (17. Moab to Powell Reservoir 17. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2009-05-09 Alberto Ramirez 20 Yakima Confluence with Teanaway River to Thorp II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2009-05-08 Walker Taylor 22 Tallapoosa Thurlow Dam to boat ramp High IV Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2009-05-08 James Vavra Animas 02. Howardsville to Silverton High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2009-05-06 Richard Galli Bitterroot River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2009-05-02 Jody Jones 31 New 13. Thurmond to Cunard High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
New Zealand 2009-04-29 Emily Jordan 21 Kawarau River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 2009-04-27 Trevor Church 16 French Broad Near Arden Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
UT United States 2009-04-26 Four Kayak Groups Virgin, N. Fork 1) Chamberlain Ranch to Temple of Sinawava (Zion Narrows) High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
KY United States 2009-04-23 unknown teenaged girl 16 Elkhorn Creek (Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 (6 miles) Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2009-04-19 Dirk Gombert Snake (E) Murtaugh Bridge to Twin Falls Reservoir - E) Murtaugh Bridge to Twin Falls Reservoir - (The Murtaugh) High IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2009-04-17 Richard Honrath Jr. 47 Silver (B) Upper Silver: Silver Rd to Arvon Rd B) Upper Silver: Silver Rd to Arvon Rd (2.3 miles) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2009-04-17 John Burnham 63 Kern 2) Forks of the Kern to Johnsondale Bridge V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2009-04-05 Unidentified Man Watauga 5. Guys Ford Bridge to AW Sherwood Horine Access Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2009-03-29 Mercer Oast 51 Maury (Goshen Pass Goshen Pass (Route 39) to Rockbridge Baths Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 2009-03-17 Glen Schumacher 24 Elkhart Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2009-03-13 Unidentified Man 40 Niagara Niagara Falls Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
KY United States 2009-03-04 John Imes 64 Kentucky Near Lock #4 Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2009-01-25 Sharon Barclay 47 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks V Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2009-01-08 Unidentified Man Big Creek 1. Walnut Bottom to NPS Campground Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
Costa Rica 2008-12-26 Jeremy Garcia Reventazon Florida Section High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 2008-12-11 Russel Burrow 31 North Chickamauga Creek 1. Double Bridge to put-in for gorge run V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2008-12-08 Unidentified Man Skykomish 1 - Index (Sunset Falls) to Railroad Bridge Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
AL Mexico 2008-11-18 Joel Scott 25 Unidentified River II Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Injury Commericial Read More edit
RI United States 2008-11-09 William King 17 Blackstone River Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2008-10-03 Unidentified Woman 62 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
VA United States 2008-09-20 Elwood Owens Montgomery 63 New (02. Fries 02. Fries (Route 94) to Byllesby Reservoir Low I Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2008-09-18 Charles Orgovan 32 Shiawassee River High Kayak - Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2008-09-18 Charles M. Orgovan 32 Shiawassee City of Corunna High Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2008-09-13 Robert J. Kindle 36 Madison 1) Hebgen Res to Quake Lake High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KS United States 2008-09-13 Dennis Rhodes 47 Chikaskia River Medium VI Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 2008-09-07 Unidentified man, 20 20 Nissitissit River Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2008-09-04 Patrick Luther Smith 71 Snake, S. Fork Palisades Dam to Launch Site East of Poplar II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2008-09-03 Ronnie Zoffer 73 Glacier Creek High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 2008-08-31 Conner Guy 27 Deschutes B. Pringle Falls to Big River Campground Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2008-08-26 Isaac Ludwig 27 Little Pigeon, West Prong Chimneys Trailhead to Chimneys Picnic Area V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2008-08-22 Unidentified Child American, S. Fork 6. Chili Bar (Route 193 to Coloma) Medium IV Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
ME United States 2008-08-21 Thomas McDermott 58 Kennebec 1) Kennebec Gorge: Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC Canada 2008-08-16 Kelsey Hemstock 23 Chilliwack River Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC Canada 2008-08-13 Unidentified Woman 17 Chilliwack River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-08-05 Donna Bryan 73 Umpqua Confluence of N. and S. Umpqua to Scottsburg Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2008-08-03 Vladyslav Mitrenko 19 Susquehanna River VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-07-31 Sheryl Barker 49 Rogue (3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass 3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass (up to 18.3 miles) Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-07-27 Owen Gerson 8 Green 1- Lodore to Echo Park II Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2008-07-27 Kent Hess 43 Snake River Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-07-26 Kathleen Mills 57 Rogue 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2008-07-26 Dan Charboneau 60 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) Raft-
Impact/Trauma
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 2008-07-23 Veronica?? Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Inexperience/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2008-07-22 Unidentified Man 44 Brandywine Creek Lenape, PA to Thompson Bridge Road, DE Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-07-19 Unknown Elderly Man 86 Rogue 1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2008-07-14 Unidentified Woman 50 Stillwater 3. Cliff Swallow public access to Whitebird public access Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2008-07-04 William Studebaker 61 Salmon, E. Fork of S. Fork 2 - Flight Simulator (near Yellow Pine) to S.F.Salmon River Medium V Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2008-07-04 Unidentified Woman Flathead Kerr Dam to County Road Bridge Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-07-02 Lisa Braughton 48 Deschutes A. Wickiup Dam to Pringle Falls High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2008-06-28 Dale Herrick 57 Schuylkill Flat Rock Dam Low Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2008-06-28 Kimo Jackson 27 Blackfoot Scotty Brown Bridge to Johnsrud Park High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 2008-06-27 Shingo Takura 30 White River High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-06-27 Cynthia Lee Vontungein 52 Rogue 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-23 Marcus Martin 43 Arkansas F. Fisherman High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-22 Volker Beer 71 Arkansas 05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2008-06-21 Unidentified Woman Kings River Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-20 Justin Brindley 30 Colorado Pumphouse to State Bridge Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-19 James Kennedy 61 Arkansas 07. Stone Bridge to Salida High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 2008-06-18 Joseph Leffel 59 Alsek Haines Junction to Dry Bay Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-17 Oscar Stevenson 67 Arkansas 05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-16 Richard Banks 45 Colorado Near South Canyon High Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2008-06-15 Dave Dedmon 53 East Fork Bitterroot River High II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 2008-06-15 2 Families Rescued Milwaukee River High Open Canoe-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
WI United States 2008-06-14 Troy Mikula 30 Popple B)Morgan Lake Rd to Pine River (11.2 miles) Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2008-06-14 unknown female Youghiogheny 3. Upper Medium IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-06-08 Fin Terry 11 Clackamas 5. River Mill Dam to Willamette River High II Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-02 Kevin Bryant 21 Poudre River High IV Raft-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-06-01 Robert Blight 42 Rogue 6. Foster Bar to Gold Beach High Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-06-01 Christine Beltram 29 Cache La Poudre Fort Collins High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC United States 2008-06-01 Ben Earle 25 Finn Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-05-31 Dr. Michael Dennington 57 Gunnison 1. Almont to Blue Mesa Reservoir High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2008-05-28 Robertson Winters 22 Willamette River Near Coburg High Raft-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-05-28 Susan Schneider 51 Arkansas G. Stone Bridge to Rincon (Salida Town) Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 2008-05-26 Melody Alvestad, Jeff Rayman 44 Dearborn 4) Hwy 287 Bridge to Missouri R. High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2008-05-25 Subhashi Nelakurthi 26 Arkansas J. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ME United States 2008-05-25 Walter Cruz 53 Penobscot, W. Branch Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
IL United States 2008-05-24 ksqiwqt 28 Vermilion Cty Rd just NW of Hwy 178 to Oglesby Cutoff (Cty 23) (7.7 miles) High IV+ Raft-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2008-05-24 Nicholas Harcun 32 Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA Dominican Republic 2008-05-24 Kenneth Clark 44 Cle Elum 2 - Salmon La Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir High II Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2008-05-20 Charles R. Brown 70 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2008-05-18 Mike Stano 45 Green 2 - Green River Gorge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2008-05-17 Vicki J. Miller-Savard 42 Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC Canada 2008-05-04 Chilliwack Thurston-Tamihi Low III Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
AR United States 2008-05-04 Will Davenport 7 Buffalo River High I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2008-04-18 Alex Perry 18 Ashuelot 3. Ashuelot to Hinsdale High VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 2008-04-17 Kiernan Norman 18 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VT United States 2008-04-17 David Holcombe 24 West 3. Salmon Hole to Route l00 High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2008-04-06 Mark Boucher Ashuelot 2. Gilsum Gorge to Shaws Corner VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MO United States 2008-03-22 Marion Cox 51 Center Creek Carthage to Belleville (26.5 miles) High Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2008-03-16 Randall Johnson 45 Colorado 11. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead (Grand Canyon) Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2008-01-12 Scott Loveland Meadow Run 381 Bridge to Youghiogheny River Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
AL United States 2008-01-12 Steve ?? Little River 2. Upper Two Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2007-12-29 Jerry Nutter 56 James 5. Lower James through Richmond Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2007-11-28 Sarah Cox Payette 3. Main Payette - Gutter and Bladder Wave Low Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
Honduras 2007-11-08 Eric Simonds 52 Rio Cangrejal Raft-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2007-10-06 Maxwell Lentz 17 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
New Zealand 2007-08-19 Kyle Stidham 23 Kaituna River Awesome Gorge near Rotorua. High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2007-08-13 Unidentified Woman 29 Blanco River Wimberly to Kyle Medium I Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2007-08-12 Pat Bortner 51 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Low V Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2007-08-12 Conrad Fourney 48 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2007-08-07 Sari Starr 58 Boise River II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
KS United States 2007-08-05 Joshua Bryant, Richard Heyroth 25 Kansas River Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2007-07-27 Marvin Silver 51 Kern 5) Sandy Flat to Democrat Hot Springs (Miracle Run) Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC United States 2007-07-27 Linda Englehart 27 Kicking Horse River Lower Canyon Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2007-07-24 Kristi Adams 20 North Umpqua Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WI United States 2007-07-17 Martin Rike 39 St. Croix River Low I Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More edit
AB Canada 2007-07-17 Unidentified Man 34 Kannanaskis River Kananaskis River. Medium Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2007-07-15 Teresa Yawn 43 S. Fork of the Flathead Below Hungry Horse Dam Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IA United States 2007-07-14 Joseph Wanek, & Rachel Treptow 23 Des Moines River Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2007-07-14 Elaine A. Dier 52 Esopus Creek Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2007-07-13 Frank Archible 49 Guadalupe (Lower) First Crossing to Cypress Bend Park Medium II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 2007-07-12 Unidentified Woman 29 Blanco river Wimberly to Kyle Medium I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2007-07-10 Krystal Davenport 19 Colorado Austin, Below Longhorn Dam Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2007-07-10 Lisa Walker 44 Colorado River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2007-07-09 Christian Cook Crystal 1. road to Crystal to Beaver Lake Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
TX United States 2007-07-08 Unidentified Man 23 Trinity River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2007-07-07 Helen Mall Youghiogheny 4. Middle Low II Kayak - Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Inadequate Equipment/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2007-07-04 Ronald Osborne 23 Sacramento River Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2007-07-02 Dean Fairburn 45 Payette, S. Fork 4 - The Staircase Run IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2007-06-24 Paul Abraszewski 37 Blackfoot (Trail Creek Bridge to Cedar Creek Trail Creek Bridge to Cedar Creek (near Aldridge) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2007-06-22 Andy Irvine 15 Stillwater River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2007-06-16 Max Braune 74 Yellowstone 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2007-06-16 Raquel Stiles 32 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC Canada 2007-06-16 Saffin Virani, 35 35 Kicking Horse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AL Canada 2007-06-10 Two Men, 28 28 Bow River In Calgary, Alberta High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2007-06-10 Jose Rivera 66 Hudson 4. Spier Falls to Sherman Island Low I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2007-06-09 Jed G. McKnight 36 Clear Creek Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 2007-06-07 A.C. Phillips 71 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2007-06-06 Unidentified Woman 29 Green Ouray to Green River Town III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2007-06-01 Unidentified Man, 19 19 Brazos River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2007-05-31 Kevin Dombey Cache la Poudre Spencer Heights High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2007-05-31 Unidentified Woman Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 2007-05-30 Ty Patterson 28 Paluxy River Near Glen Rose, TX Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2007-05-28 Brian Kirkwood 47 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista II Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 2007-05-28 Cliff Walker 58 Cibolo Creek Oak Village North to Luxello Medium VI Open Canoe-
Impact/Trauma
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2007-05-21 John Grover Colorado Austin, Below Longhorn Dam Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2007-05-20 Ricky Crewse 29 Colorado River Medium Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2007-05-20 Robert Benson Muir 36 Dolores 05. Bedrock to Gateway Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2007-05-20 Corrie Fister, 30 Big Darby Creek Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2007-05-19 Charles Bointy 52 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 2007-05-18 Joseph Zaborowski 60 Blanco Wimberley to Cty Rd 136 (Five Mile Dam) High II Kayak - Other-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 2007-05-12 Family of Four 34 Missisippi River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2007-05-12 Three Boys Ten Mile River Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2007-05-12 Justin Disney 16 Whites Creek High Open Canoe-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
IA United States 2007-04-29 Jonathan Hill 22 Iowa River High Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2007-04-29 Nicole Barlow 16 Susquehanna River Holtwood Dam High VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2007-04-27 Frank Lampman 33 Saranac River 2. Silver Lake Road to Redford Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 2007-04-22 Ashley Miller 24 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2007-04-21 Mr.Moss 27 Fox River Kayak - Other-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
NH United States 2007-04-19 Michael Blair 32 Nashua High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
OH United States 2007-04-17 Chris Gabbard, John Hansbauer Great Miami River in Hamilton, OH Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2007-04-17 Unknown 14 y.o. girl 15 Basic Creek High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2007-03-31 Marc Allred 62 Colorado Lees Ferry to Lake Mead (Grand Canyon) Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KS United States 2007-03-06 Ladd Fish 34 Kansas River High IV Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
New Zealand 2007-01-16 Dennis Squires 48 Waikaia River Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2007-01-01 Paul McKinney 33 Rocky Broad 2. Along Route 64/74 to Lake Lure at Chimney Rock Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2006-11-28 Cliff Eisner 36 East Branch of the Saco IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2006-11-13 Christina Watson 20 Soleduck 4. Bear Creek to Hatchery (Mosh Pit) High III Other-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 2006-11-12 Joseph Rivera 27 Passaic High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2006-11-07 John Prentice 36 Skykomish 2 - Railroad Bridge to Big Eddy V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2006-10-25 Unidentified Man Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2006-10-21 Eric Walker 23 New River Medium II Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2006-10-20 Shane Hulsey 33 Little 1. Hwy 35 to Upper Two High V Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2006-10-05 Eugene Wise 65 French Broad River Low II Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2006-09-25 Bryan Lynwood Pierce Chestatee 3 - Copper Mine to Lumpkin County Park Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2006-09-16 Jason Emerson Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2006-09-11 Ben Weaver Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2006-09-07 Unidentified Man Dead Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MA United States 2006-09-03 Kathy Chang 21 Deerfield Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-09-03 Eligio Santos 30 Deschutes K. US 26 (Warm Springs) to Sherars Falls Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-08-27 Jack Dornhoffer 15 North Umpaqua Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2006-08-25 Unidentified Man American Sunrise Avenue to Watt Avenue II Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2006-08-19 Unidentified Girl, 10 10 Lehigh 3. Jim Thorpe to Bowmanstown Low II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-08-08 David Layman 27 Deschutes River K. US 26 (Warm Springs) to Sherars Falls Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2006-07-23 Jasmine Ball 12 Yakima Confluence with Teanaway River to Thorp Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2006-07-23 Christine Piatti 13 American, S. Fork 6. Route 193 (Chili Bar) to Folsom Lake (Salmon Falls Road Bridge) High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2006-07-23 Meghan Doggett 21 Wenatchee 2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth (Tumwater Canyon) V Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-07-17 Harvey S. Kappeler Jr 60 Rogue 1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam Medium Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2006-07-17 Kara McCue 21 Mohican Clear Fork High Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 2006-07-16 Guenther Siegel 71 Menominee A) Piers Gorge: Niagara to Hwy.8 Low III Raft-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 2006-07-15 Jackie Henigin Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
AK United States 2006-07-14 Taylor Evans 5 Russian Creek Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2006-07-11 Unidentified Man 62 Yellowstone River Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-07-09 Unknown Woman Deschutes River In Downtown Bend Medium VI Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 2006-07-09 Unknown Man Deerfield Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp Medium IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-07-06 Danielle Hagler 17 Deschutes K. US 26 (Warm Springs) to Sherars Falls Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2006-06-30 Aaron Cooper 21 James 2. Balcony Falls Run High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2006-06-28 Unidentified Teens Saluda 3 - Holiday Bridge Hydro Station to Ware Shoals II Other-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2006-06-26 Paul Hoda 26 Mill Creek High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2006-06-26 Unknown Girl 12 Tuolumne Cherry Creek to Meral's Pool V Open Canoe-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2006-06-26 Unidentified 9-year-old boy 9 Chestatee Copper Mine to Lumpkin County Park High I Other-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
WY United States 2006-06-25 Scott Schafer 21 North Platte River Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-06-24 Geoffrey Reynolds 29 Clackimas Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-06-24 Laurie Wirt 7 Cache La Poudre 7. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-06-23 Geoffrey Reynolds 29 Clackamas River III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2006-06-14 Neville Williams 67 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch High V Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2006-06-11 Jesse Batta 26 Boulder Creek 4. Eben G.Fine Park to CU Greenhouse Medium III Other-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2006-06-11 Kathy ?? Colorado 2. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2006-06-10 Bruce Pumphrey Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 2006-06-10 Sara Varnum 18 Clark Fork 1. Alberton Put In to Fish Creek High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2006-06-10 Andrew W. Smith 29 SF Payette High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
GA United States 2006-06-09 Robert Maerin Savannah River Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-06-08 Gary John Heller 59 Arkansas J. Parkdale Launch to Canon City High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
GA United States 2006-06-08 Steve Frazier Overflow Creek USFS Road 86B to Overflow Creek Road Bridge Low V Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2006-06-06 Olivier Tardif 35 Ausable, W. Branch "Whiteface" Section High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2006-06-04 Gary Dean Kirk 46 Yakima Richland and Kennewick, WA High VI Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 2006-06-02 Hari Natgunasekaram 12 Caddo Norman to Amity II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WY United States 2006-06-02 John Rizas, 63 & 58, and Linda Clark, 69 63 Snake Yellowstone Natl Park Entrance to Flagg Ranch High II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 2006-05-28 Mike Wevrick Savage Dam to North Branch Potomac River Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-05-28 Robert Locke 34 Anthracite Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2006-05-27 Craig Fliege 38 Fox b) Yorkville Medium VI Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-05-27 Adam Barron 29 Vallecito Creek 1 mile above Vallecito Campground High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-05-27 Unknown Man 57 Eagle High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-05-26 Thomas Williams 20 Colorado 1. Hot Sulphur Springs to Hwy 40 bridge III Raft-
Other
Inexperience/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-05-26 Unidentified Woman South Platte, North Fork 2. Buffalo Creek to South Platte High IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-05-26 Unidentified Man 65 Lower Animas River High VI Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2006-05-21 James Stewart 50 Marsh Creek State Highway 21 to Middle Fork Salmon III Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2006-05-20 Jeff Driver 50 Klickitat 1 - Yakama Reservation to Leidl Campground High III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
Papua New Guinea 2006-05-19 Shlomo Haruvi, Itamar Haikin, one other Watut River High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VT United States 2006-05-14 Augustine Carbunar 20 Winooski Middlesex to Waterbury High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2006-05-08 Unidentified Man Skykomish 2 - Railroad Bridge to Big Eddy High III Inflatable Kayak-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2006-05-06 Mark Dragoon 28 Ausable Keeseville to US Route 9 High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2006-04-30 Robert Feltzer 50 Eel, Middle Fork Black Butte River to Dos Rios III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2006-04-30 Gary Gardiner 26 Jordan Utah Lake to Rose Park High VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-04-29 Joseph Tibig 33 Crooked 1. Lone Pine Bridge to Crooked River Ranch High V Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2006-04-26 Jeffrey Daniel Ryan 28 St. Joe 3. Conrad Crossing Campground to Bluff Creek Bridge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-04-23 Unidentified man South Platte, North Fork 1. Bailey to Pine Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2006-04-23 Sally Naas 62 Cranberry AC (Lower): Big Rock Camping Area to Gauley River Medium III Kayak - Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 2006-04-23 Bill Kabitz St. Louis Scanlon to Thompson Reservoir High III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2006-04-15 Jason Hansen Colorado 5. Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek Exit 121 (I-70) III Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2006-04-15 Dawn Ruben Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CT United States 2006-04-12 Russell Frank 53 Fenton Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2006-02-05 Christopher Reeves North Chickamauga Creek 3. Bowater Parking Area to Hwy 27 Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OR United States 2006-02-05 Timothy Tworog 54 Rough and Ready Creek Siskiyou National Forest to Hwy 199 Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
HI United States 2006-02-02 Tom Dallinger 62 Nuuanu River High Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2006-01-21 Karen Abse 50 James 5. Lower James through Richmond High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 2006-01-10 Anthony Suozzo 26 Delaware Medium I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2006-01-07 Jamie Albert 21 Wilson Creek C) The Gorge: National Forest sign to parking area above Brown Mtn. Beach Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 2005-11-03 RC Forney 42 Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge Medium IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2005-10-09 Tom Mangieri 67 Contoocook, N. Branch Route 9 & 123 to Hillsboro Fire Sta V Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2005-10-08 Ralph Jolin 27 Dead Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2005-09-26 Glen Rogers 50 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 2005-07-31 Renee Wyser-Pratte 34 McKenzie 4. Leaburg Dam to Hayden Bridge Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2005-07-15 Mark Sundin 48 Willamette 1. Coast Fork / Middle Fork confluence to Alton Baker Park III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Inadequate Equipment/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2005-07-14 Pnina Ganzfried 32 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 2005-07-09 Unidentified Man French Broad 9. Barnard to Hot Springs High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2005-07-08 William Trippe 31 Colorado 3. Pumphouse campground to Rancho Del Rio II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2005-07-07 Stan Guy 24 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam III Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NM United States 2005-06-30 Chase Hathenbruck 15 Animas River 8. Cedar Hill to Farmington City Park High VI Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2005-06-29 Aaron Roche 30 Chauga 4: Cobbs Bridge Rd. to N. Horseshoe Bridge Rd. Medium III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2005-06-27 Rick Huffman 61 Hulahula R Grasser's Airstrip to Arey Island (Arctic Ocean) Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2005-06-26 Michael Wallace Eckert 32 Tuolumne Lumsden Campground (Merals Pool) to Wards Ferry Bridge High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2005-06-20 Andrew McDaniel 14 Arkansas Pueblo WW Park Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2005-06-19 Daryle Bogenreif (Guide) 25 Upper Animas 1. Silverton to Tacoma (Upper Animas) IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2005-06-16 Brent Bradley 20 Tuolumne Clavey Falls IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2005-06-10 Robert Godfrey 58 St. John American Realty Road 71.8 mi to Allagash, 28 mi to Fort Kent III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NM United States 2005-06-05 Carolyn Walan 61 Rio Grande (5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge 5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box) High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2005-06-05 Ben Morin 9 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2005-06-03 James McFarland 34 Boulder Creek, South 3. Gross Mountain Res to Eldorado State Park (Lower South Boulder Creek) Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NM United States 2005-05-30 Unidentified Airman 23 Rio Grande (5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge 5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box) High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2005-05-29 Joseph Paul Bailey 41 Yuba Highway 20 to Marysville VI Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2005-05-29 Marcos Medina 35 Mokelumne Ponderosa Way to Electra to Hwy 49 Bridge Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2005-05-26 Miles Hubbard 21 St. Joe River Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2005-05-23 Mark Mitzel 24 Yellowstone 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2005-05-23 Dellia Chaffin North Platte High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NF Canada 2005-05-21 Frazier Champion White River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2005-05-14 Alison Roberge 17 Elaho III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 2005-05-06 Erich Fleischman 50 Illinois 2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 2005-04-17 Jason Ray 30 Snake (C) Cross Lake to confluence with St. Croix R. C) Cross Lake to confluence with St. Croix R. (12 miles) VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2005-04-09 Arthur Suarez 40 James 4. Upper James into Richmond High VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2005-04-04 James McCann 48 Cobbosseecontee Stream 2. Gardiner to Kennebec River III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 2005-03-28 Jeremiah Ramsey 29 Indian Creek (Low water bridge to Big Piney Creek Low water bridge to Big Piney Creek (9.8 miles) Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2005-02-19 David Pennell 53 Carmel Los Padres Reservoir to Carmel Valley III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2004-12-29 Brian Gianelli 24 Granite Creek Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2004-12-01 Dave Edspeseth 35 Wind 3. Ranger Station near Stabler to High Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2004-11-28 Terri Cressman 46 Saucon Creek Lower Saucon Township High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2004-11-24 Brian Rueff 20 Green Narrows of the Green High V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 2004-11-23 Unidentified Man 62 Colorado Grand Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2004-10-24 John Heffernan 66 Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2004-10-19 Todd Andrew 35 Potomac Great Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 2004-10-09 Jassikay Cohen-Bruggerman 2 Cannon Lake Byllesby County Park to confluence with Little Cannon High I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2004-09-30 Ken Robinson 51 Rogue 2. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC Canada 2004-09-26 John Helsby 36 Ashlu Creek Mine Run Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2004-09-17 Alicia Stramiello 20 Oconee Middle IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2004-09-13 Corinne Casey 40 Russian Pieta Creek to 101 Bridge Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2004-09-11 Victor Fernandes 46 Kennebec 1) Kennebec Gorge: Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 2004-08-17 Calvin Hewitt 7 Neversink I Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2004-08-15 Fred Stewart 24 Neversink 1. Rock Hill to Oakland Valley High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2004-08-13 Kevin Wade 42 Allegheny River north of Emlenton I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2004-07-24 Bill Bowey 48 Stevens Creek VI Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2004-07-11 Kenneth Schmidt 41 Guadalupe near Comfort, TX High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2004-07-10 Layton Ledgister 52 Delaware Shohola II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2004-06-29 Morgan Funk 15 New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 2004-06-26 Derek Bell 24 Grand Ronde F. Minam (Wallowa River) to Troy Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2004-06-26 Randall Anderson 35 Clarks Fork Yellowstone 2. Upper IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2004-06-25 Unidentified Man 59 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser III Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 2004-06-24 John Staley 58 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 2004-06-22 Clarence Savage 52 Sixmile Creek Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 2004-06-20 Richard Blakeslee 64 Kenai Kenai Lake (Sterling Highway) to Skilak Lake Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 2004-06-20 Paul Butzen 62 Sheboygen downtown Sheboygan Falls VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2004-06-19 Susan Payne 52 Portage Creek Portage Lake to Turnagain Arm Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2004-06-17 Mark Loverdi 43 Appomattox Brasfield Dam VI Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2004-06-17 Deb Martin 34 Fordyce Creek Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2004-06-14 Mark Simms 53 Big Laurel Creek Hurricane to Hot Springs Low Inflatable Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2004-06-13 2 Women Chattahoochee 6 - Metro Hooch - Powers Ferry to West Pallisades/Paces Mill Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2004-06-11 Curtis Ensley 46 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium IV Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 2004-06-09 Shlomi Bgdadi Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2004-06-07 Les Normandin 53 Crystal 4. Penny Hot Springs to Avalanche Creek Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2004-06-06 Chuck Wilburn Chestatee 3 - Copper Mine to Lumpkin County Park High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 2004-06-05 Gail Sparwasser 58 Selway 1 - Paradise to Selway Falls High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2004-05-22 Jack Spurlock 64 Paint Creek Paint Creek Reservoir to Route 41 Bridge Medium II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2004-05-22 David Probst 48 Cheat Canyon 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High V Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CT United States 2004-04-18 Dean Forostoski 49 Farmington Tariffville (Route 189) to Highway 187 (Tariffville Gorge) II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2004-04-11 Linda Weiss 32 Mettawee Raceville to Grays Corner Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2004-03-19 Unidentified Man Little 3. Elbow to the 'Y' (Townsend) IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2004-03-13 Eric Roosa 25 Wallkill Walden to mouth I Open Canoe-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KS United States 2004-03-07 Adam Bruna 18 Smokey Hill near Indian Rock Park, Salina Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2004-03-06 Unidentified Woman American, N. Fork 3. Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge N/A Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2004-01-25 Jon Lord 34 Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2003-11-21 Josh Reichert 22 Shenandoah 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2003-11-19 Unidentified Man Watauga Watauga Reservoir to Boone Lake High Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2003-11-09 Keith Green 40 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2003-11-09 Ben Manfredi 24 Elwha 1. Grand Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Cold Water/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2003-10-09 Unidentified Man 30 Great Miami River VI Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Darkness/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2003-09-28 James Williamson 58 Oswegatchie River Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2003-09-27 Yannick Meraud Feather, N. Fork 3) Cresta Dam to Poe Dam Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2003-09-19 Christopher Ball 21 Broad Run (2. Beverly Mills (Route 55) to Buckland 2. Beverly Mills (Route 55) to Buckland (Route 29/211) Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2003-09-14 Scott Manning Kings 4. Pine Flat Dam to Centerville (Route 180) Low VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2003-08-15 Unidentified Boy 9 Great Miami VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2003-08-13 Alisa Belcourt 15 Wenatchee 1. Lake Wenatchee State Park to Tumwater Campground V Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2003-08-12 four camp counselors Boquet Spit Rock Falls High VI Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2003-08-09 Ryan Philbrick 29 Clackamas 3. Three Lynx Power Station to North Fork Reservoir Low II Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2003-08-07 Dan Crain 42 Clarks Fork Yellowstone 4. The Box VI Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2003-08-03 Unidentified Man Youghiogheny 3. Upper Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2003-07-30 Matt Sheridan 18 Rutherford Creek Upper High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Darkness/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
QC Canada 2003-07-22 Unidentified River Guide Jacques-Cartier Tewksbury IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OH United States 2003-07-16 Unidentified Man Olentangy River Delaware Recycling Plant to Chapman Rd. pull-off High VI Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2003-07-12 Joel Hayes 15 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2003-07-08 Wayne Hawthorne 48 Salmon, S. Fork Limestone Bluffs to Matthews Creek Campground Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2003-07-07 Sandra Barnett 24 Vermilion, M. Fork VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2003-07-05 Unidentified Man Wilson Creek C) The Gorge: National Forest sign to parking area above Brown Mtn. Beach High IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2003-07-05 Andrew Darden 46 Youghiogheny Lower Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2003-07-05 Richard Thurman 63 Kern Lower II Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 2003-07-04 Hoyt Boyzart 52 French Broad High II Open Canoe-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2003-07-04 Richard DiLaurenzio Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2003-07-03 Jason Smith 27 Wenatchee (2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth 2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth (Tumwater Canyon) V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2003-06-29 Jesse Heiss 23 Shenandoah High III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2003-06-22 Scott A. Sapp 28 Little Miami Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 2003-06-22 Brian Tomasa 37 Raritan near New Brunswick, NJ High II Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2003-06-20 Kevin Lodder 24 Great Miami VI Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2003-06-18 Rachael E. Graham 12 French Creek Route 100 to French Creek Road Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2003-06-09 Nathan Raymer 24 Watauga 2/3. NC Route 105 Bridge to US Route 321 Bridge High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2003-06-02 David Borrell Arkansas D. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2003-06-02 Obinna Okoro 17 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2003-06-01 James Owens 40 Cache Creek 2) Bear Creek Confluence to Rumsey III Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2003-05-31 Erich Fritz 32 Colorado 5. Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek Exit 121 (I-70) High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2003-05-31 L. W. Jenks 26 Cache La Poudre Narrows V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2003-05-30 James Nelson 35 Skykomish, N. Fork 2. Bear Creek (Drumbeater) to South Fork confluence III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2003-05-26 Tony Cobb 42 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium V Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2003-05-25 Vaughn Jones Marsh Creek IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2003-05-25 Matt Bartley Salmon, Middle Fork 1 - Marsh Creek to Boundary Creek High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2003-05-17 Jim Rada 52 Presque Isle C) Steigers Bridge to South Boundary Road Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2003-05-11 Ryan Corrigan 21 Androscoggin River VI Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2003-05-04 David Edrington 52 Yuba, S. Fork C) Washington to Edwards Crossing High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2003-05-03 Jeff Ellis 23 Shackleford Creek V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2003-04-27 Lauren Orton 32 Wind River IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 2003-04-25 Jennifer Lohnert 12 Potomac 6. Little Falls I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2003-04-14 Jeff Mayfield 34 Big Sandy Creek 3. Rockville to Jenkinsburg Bridge (Cheat River) Low Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2003-03-27 Walt Given 60 Kanawha River Kanawha Falls near Gauley Bridge High II Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2003-03-16 Arthur Sexton 72 Maumee River Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2003-03-16 Richard Jensen 55 Cuyahoga Lower Gorge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2003-03-14 Matt Painley 19 Youghiogheny Lower High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2003-02-22 Darrell Fleming 25 Warrior, Locust Fork III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2002-12-28 Thomas "T.J." Middleton 40 Middle Fork Smith River Upper Middle Fork High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2002-10-03 Chapin Clark 71 Rogue 2. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2002-09-14 Unidentified Boy, 5 5 Skykomish 3 - Big Eddy to Monroe Low II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2002-09-04 Richie Ginsburg 50 Raquette 5) Stone Valley: Colton to Brown's Bridge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2002-09-02 Rob Leroy Colorado 2. Gore Canyon Low V Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2002-08-24 Nick Conant 35 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2002-08-14 Caroline Granger 27 Payette, S. Fork 4 - The Staircase Run (Deer Creek turnout to Banks) III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2002-08-11 David Moore 73 Schuylkill River Plymouth Dam VI Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2002-07-20 Larry Kerwin 49 Esopus Creek Big Indian to Allaben II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2002-07-03 Rob Horne Barton Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2002-07-01 Howard Wymper 73 Yellowstone 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2002-06-30 Mario Rosales 20 Stanislaus Goodwin Dam to Knights Ferry Low IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2002-06-29 Victor Cordell 77 Mad River Mad River Run I Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 2002-06-27 Boy 13 Floyds Fork 1526 Bridge to Hwy 61/Salt River (Shepherdsville) I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2002-06-27 Robert Scholer 55 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 2002-06-19 Unknown Man & Woman 54 Flathead, Middle Fork 3. Moccasin Creek to West Glacier High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2002-06-15 Ram Chaitanya Reddy Pallicala Deckers Creek 2. Preston Co. line 5.8 mi to WV 7 Low Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2002-06-15 Livia Stoyke 32 Mistaya River Mistaya Canyon Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2002-06-15 Sandra Schoeps 19 Cache Creek 2) Bear Creek Confluence to Rumsey III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 2002-06-15 Mr. Bryant 68 Grass 1. Lampsons Falls to Downerville III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2002-06-15 Joe Alteri 19 Summit Creek High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2002-06-10 Nicole Coppolino 17 Esopus Creek Big Indian to Boiceville Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2002-06-08 Paul Zirkelbach 50 Boulder Creek, South 2. Pinecliffe to Gross Mountain Reservoir (USB) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2002-06-08 Carrie Fullerton 17 Clear Creek along Mill Creek Road into Frenchtown III Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2002-05-12 Chad Schreibman 18 Chagrin River Willoughby I Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 2002-05-12 4 Powerboaters Missisippi River Dam near I-90 Bridge at Dresbach, MN VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MO United States 2002-05-09 Denise Stone 43 Hinkson Creek Hinkson Creek Road to Reactor Field High III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2002-05-04 Edgar Mauss 43 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2002-05-04 Ed Mohn 42 Tellico 1. Trout Hatchery to Bridge above Bald River High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2002-04-29 Ryan Palmer 19 Mill Creek along Mill Creek Road into Frenchtown Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2002-04-28 Joe Steffl 30 Shavers Fork Bemis to Bowden III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2002-04-16 William Peace 34 Hoosic Schaghticoke Dam to Powerhouse Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2002-04-14 Joseph Moore 29 Molalla Table Rock Fork to Glen Avon Bridge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2002-03-24 Gregg Wilson 33 Trinity below Quannah Parker Park VI Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2002-03-15 Robert Versailles 25 Oswegatchie River Table Rock Fork to Glen Avon Bridge High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Costa Rica 2002-02-16 Guide Trainee 21 Pacuare IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
I Ecuador 2002-01-20 Paul Horner 32 Oyacachi River IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 2001-12-17 John Buckner 25 North Cadron Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2001-12-17 Phillip Gibbs 67 Maury Lower Low II Open Canoe-
Other
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 2001-11-24 Juliette Garcia 33 Guadalupe Canyon Dam to Cypress Bend Park (New Braunfels) High Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Ecuador 2001-11-01 Stephen Korinchak 28 Papallacta River Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2001-10-16 Robert Feller 27 Elwha 1. Grand Canyon Low Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
MD United States 2001-10-08 Eric Jackson Potomac 3. Through Great Falls (several runs) Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2001-09-09 Unknown Woman Cache Creek 2) Bear Creek Confluence to Rumsey Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 2001-09-03 Vidya Anand 29 Schuylkill River I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2001-08-31 Howard Dickerson 29 New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Low Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2001-08-26 Madison Gail 6 Yakima Confluence with Teanaway River to Thorp Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2001-08-12 Jonathan McKnight 30 Hiwassee 2. Appalachia Powerhouse to Bridge at Reliance Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2001-08-08 Rachel Sarchet 19 Nolichucky Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2001-08-06 Bernd Knorr 39 Arkansas D. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WI United States 2001-08-05 Erin Swieringa 35 Wisconsin (E) Whiting Dam / Al Tech County Park E) Whiting Dam / Al Tech County Park (PnP) VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 2001-08-04 Guruswamy Babu Gurusubramani 27 Chattahoochee 6 - Metro Hooch - Powers Ferry to West Pallisades/Paces Mill II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2001-08-04 unidentified hiker Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 2001-08-01 Unidentified Man Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse I Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
NJ United States 2001-07-30 Chris Kulcheski 37 Delaware Lower Medium I Other-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OH United States 2001-07-29 Angela Smith 27 Mad River near Fairborn Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2001-07-28 Bobby Cheung 13 Nooksack River Medium II Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
UT United States 2001-07-22 Bennie Hicks 56 Colorado (14. Loma launch to Westwater launch 14. Loma launch to Westwater launch (Ruby - Horsethief) Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2001-07-22 Brian Shealy 21 Saluda 3 - Holiday Bridge Hydro Station to Ware Shoals III Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2001-07-21 Jason Powell 30 Cache La Poudre 9a. just below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7 Low Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2001-07-21 Unidentified Man 70 Delaware River Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 2001-07-14 Carlos Gonzales 24 John Day 1. Service Creek to Clarno (Upper John Day) II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2001-07-14 H.J. Pratt 27 Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 2001-07-01 unidentified man Kennebec Gorge Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 2001-06-30 Richard Cook 70 Tatonduk 23 miles Upstream from Eagle, AK Medium I Open Canoe-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2001-06-28 Kay Denfeld 57 Sauk, N. Fk. Above North Fork Falls Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2001-06-24 Gretchen Nyce 59 Loyalsock Lower Near Barboursville High II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2001-06-23 Laurel Walker 21 Diamond Fork Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2001-06-08 George Zeiter 41 Charley River High IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 2001-05-31 Rick "Purple" Hayes 46 Chiliwack River Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NM United States 2001-05-28 Margaret Coyne 57 Rio Grande Pilar High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2001-05-26 Peter James 35 Arkansas 03. The Numbers High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2001-05-19 Robert Campbell 50 Boise, S. Fk. Below Anderson Ranch Dam Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2001-05-16 Margaret Murphy 19 South Boulder Creek Rollinsville to Pinecliffe High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2001-05-07 David Ranson 34 Yuba, N. Fk. Union Flat to Goodyear's Bar Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2001-04-22 Glen Greenhalgh 50 Contoocook Below Ramsdell Road Bridge out side of Henniker, NH High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VT United States 2001-04-20 Chris Wolski 23 Middlebury Ripton to E. Middlebury Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2001-04-18 Donald Hunt 9 Cumberland, Big South Fork Leatherwood Ford to Station Camp High IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2001-04-11 David Golley 19 Chittenango Creek High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ON Canada 2001-04-10 Samuel Gillis 35 Grand Rive V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2001-04-08 Neil Balcer 23 Slippery Rock Cr. Lower, Eckart Bridge to Harris bridge Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2001-03-31 Nancy Roberts 38 Trinity, South Fk. Medium III Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2001-03-28 Keith Gallegos 11 South Platte River Unknown Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2001-03-23 Garland Reece 48 James Downtown High III Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
I Chile 2001-03-15 Brennan Guth 32 Palguin River near Pucon, Chile Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2001-02-17 Jon Nickolas 31 Mill Creek Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2001-02-01 Ed Owens 25 Pigeon Dries Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2001-01-16 Barry Tessman Lake Isabella Lake N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2000-12-02 Chris Ringsven 27 Nisqually 1 - La Grande Reservoir to Mashel River Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Peru 2000-11-05 Dan Dunlap 46 Pilaton River, Peru Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2000-10-29 Jason Moose 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
NH United States 2000-10-15 Unknown Man 45 Connecticut River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2000-10-15 Unidentified Man Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Commericial Read More edit
I Costa Rica 2000-09-28 B.K. Basran 30 Rio Naranjo, Costa Rica Medium Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Inadequate Equipment/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 2000-09-16 Andrea Yealy 16 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Low IV Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2000-09-07 Stewart Hill 63 Youghiogheny Lower Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
VA United States 2000-08-15 Doug Wivell 25 Rappahannock Tidal area Near Tappahannock, VA Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 2000-08-15 Charles Weaver 58 Musconetcong Below Warren Glen High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2000-08-08 Witt Mills 29 Green Narrows Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 2000-08-05 Unidentified Man Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2000-08-02 Christopher Delaney 34 Colorado Gore Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2000-08-01 Matt Classon 27 Colorado Gore Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2000-07-30 Chris Kelley Ocoee Middle Medium III Open Canoe-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
I Costa Rica 2000-07-26 Jerry Probst 50 Penas Blancas River High V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2000-07-26 Luca Andrei Angelesco 12 Arkansas Frog Rock Low III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 2000-07-23 Jeffrey David Warner Green Lodore Canyon Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CT United States 2000-07-18 Fernando Garcia 37 Farmington Tarrifville Gorge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2000-07-17 Shane Dunning 26 Flathead, Middle Fork 4. West Glacier to Blankenship Bridge Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2000-07-15 Moto Payette, N. Fk. Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 2000-07-15 Larry Lee Weber 49 Arkansas Pine Creek Low V Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2000-07-10 Mike Barker 35 Cascade 2 - Marble Creek Campground to Bridge nr. Skagit confluence Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VT United States 2000-07-10 Unknown Man Deerfield, W. Branch Heartwellville to Readsboro Village High V Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2000-07-08 Taylor Veitch 10 American, S. Fk. Chili Bar Low III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 2000-07-04 Star Mitchell 63 Cheat Canyon Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
MI United States 2000-07-04 Unidentified Woman 25 Clinton River High I Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2000-07-03 James Gentz Clinton River Near Pontiac High VI Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 2000-07-02 Alex Kitchen 28 James Downtown Medium IV Other-
Foot Entrapment
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 2000-07-02 Frank Vanluven 40 Clinton River Near Pontiac High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2000-06-26 Willie Pate 46 Youghiogheny Lower Low III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 2000-06-17 Billy Danford 45 Teton Teton Dam site to Teton Forks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Costa Rica 2000-06-15 Dr. Nicole MacLaren 37 River in Costa Rican Rain Forest Leptospirosis Infection Medium Raft-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2000-06-05 Derek Snelling 17 N. Fork Yuba near Downieville IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2000-06-01 Unidentified Man 24 Cheat Canyon Jenkinsburg to Cheat Lake III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2000-05-31 Mary Faulk 39 Colorado Black Rock (Near Grand Jct.) Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 2000-05-31 Eileen DiAngelo 44 Salmon River High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2000-05-26 Fredrick House 42 Perkiomen Cr. High VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 2000-05-12 Samuel Johnson 74 Colorado Cataract Canyon High IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 2000-05-06 Brandon Cooley 16 Trinity 3) Pigeon Point Campground to Cedar Flat High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 2000-04-23 Unidentified Man Des Plaines River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 2000-04-18 Wendy Ellis 44 Trinity Pigeon Point Campground to Cedar Flat High III Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2000-04-08 Chris Juliano 25 Nolichucky Gorge Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2000-04-01 John Tenz 57 Cattaraugus Creek Zoar Bridge to Gowanda (Zoar Valley) High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 2000-03-21 Michael Dombek 21 Piscataquog River Near Goffstown Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 2000-03-18 Woman Deep 3. NC Route 42 to Route 1456 High I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 2000-03-07 Toby Scarpella Canyon Creek (Lewis River Trib.) 2 - Fly Creek to Merwin Reservoir Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 2000-02-18 Sue Kannaird, Howard Fout, Betty Huffman 54 Kanawa Two-Mile, in S. Charleston High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I New Zealand 2000-01-08 Dr. Robin Dodd Hokitika River Low IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Costa Rica 2000-01-01 Monique Sadle 53 Pacuare River High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
I New Zealand 1999-12-05 Niamh Tomkins 24 Waikato River Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 1999-12-01 Peter Anderson 32 Concord City of Lowell to Merrimack River IV Open Canoe-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 1999-12-01 Todd Smith 28 Possum Creek, Big Waldens Ridge to Bakewell Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1999-11-30 Doug Cameron Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Commericial Read More edit
MA United States 1999-11-30 Heidi Domeicin Deerfield (4) Bear Swamp to Zoar Gap 4) Bear Swamp to Zoar Gap (Fife Brook Section) High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MA United States 1999-11-30 Heidi Domeicin Cold Route 2 hairpin turn to Deerfield River High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MD United States 1999-11-27 Bryan Ragan Potomac Great Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 1999-11-25 Jack ? White's Creek 1. Rt 68 to Possum Trot/Alloway Bridge (Upper White's Creek) High III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 1999-10-17 Unidentified Man 39 Hiwassee 2. Appalachia Powerhouse to Bridge at Reliance Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Nepal 1999-10-09 Jim Traverso 44 Sun Kosi, Nepal 16 km below the confluence of the Dudh Kosi High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
UT United States 1999-10-04 Max Turner 29 Colorado Westwater Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1999-09-25 Chris Malamisura 20 Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1999-09-25 Ryan Allison 16 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser High III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CT United States 1999-09-17 Paul Santoni 34 Quinnipiac River near the Cheshire town line High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1999-09-16 Dan Stotz 32 Cache La Poudre 1. Long Draw Reservoir to Big South Campground Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CT United States 1999-09-04 Tara Butler 10 Housatonic Near Gaylordsville Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1999-08-23 Eric Adler 33 Cascade 1 - bl. Mineral Park to Marble Creek Campground (Upper) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1999-08-15 Richard Carson 30 Payette, N. Fk. Smith's Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1999-08-13 Lindsay Gillespie 14 New River Gorge Low IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 1999-08-04 Jack Meadows 58 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 1999-08-01 Kyle Tyree 24 Little 5. Dam at Melrose to the Tennessee River High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 1999-07-31 Charles Thompson 56 Penobscot, W. Branch Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag Medium Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
UT United States 1999-07-15 Fredrick Hadden 43 Weber River Center Street Bridge Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1999-07-15 Fatima Hawley 27 Green (3 - Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge 3 - Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge (Yo-Yo) II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 1999-07-09 Joe Miranda 30 Clinton (W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) (5 miles) High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 1999-07-08 Amanda Smith 17 Little 4. Townsend to Dam at Melrose Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1999-07-04 Jason Armstrong 22 Salmon The Day Stretch Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NM United States 1999-07-04 Teenage Boy Albuquerque River concreet lined riverbed High Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1999-06-26 53 yr old man 53 Arkansas Browns Canyon High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1999-06-23 Mary Ann Smith 16 Arkansas Below Canon City High II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1999-06-20 John Stofle Yuba, N. Fork Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 1999-06-17 Would be rescuer Potomac O-Deck Medium II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1999-06-17 Gary Kugler 23 Raritan River Bridgewater Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1999-06-13 Dusty Lane 22 Spokane 2. Harvard Park to Mirabeau Park (Upper) High III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1999-06-13 Donna Graham 64 Cache La Poudre 7. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 1999-06-08 Unidentified Man Potomac Great Falls Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
BC Canada 1999-06-05 Mark Oddy 30 McKale River Near McBride, BC Medium Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1999-05-31 Sandra Townsend 48 Big Fork Medium Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1999-05-31 Burt Ole Funk 29 Salmon, S. Fork 3 - East Fork of South Fork to Salmon River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1999-05-30 Rachel Trois 16 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1999-05-30 Cora Rader 63 Big Hole River Medium I Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 1999-05-30 Todd Strickland 49 Colorado Grand Canyon Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 1999-05-30 William Edgar Gallaher 55 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Darkness/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 1999-05-29 Eloise Hubbard 75 Neenana River near the gateway to Denali National Park Low Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1999-05-27 Will Hagood Tuolumne Main (lower) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1999-05-25 William Tichnor Colorado Westwater Canyon IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1999-05-21 Robert Escheiman 32 Delaware Lambertville High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1999-05-15 Unknown Man 25 Snake Hell's Canyon Medium Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 1999-05-11 Baptism B) Eckbeck campground to Lake Superior Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 1999-05-08 Lawrence Jobst 34 Green Green River Gorge Medium Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1999-05-07 Walt Shipley 43 Dinkey Creek 2. Dinkey Creek Campgrounds to logging spur road Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 1999-05-03 Richard Wayne Palmer 18 Wells River near Groton High IV Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1999-05-01 Drunk partier Tygart Arden Medium III Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 1999-05-01 Sharon Goyette 53 Clark Fork Alberton Gorge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 1999-04-26 Unknown 29 Buffalo National River Steele Creek Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1999-04-24 Guide in training Yuba, N. Fork D) Bullards Bar Dam to Colgate Powerhouse Medium Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CT United States 1999-04-23 Thomas Makuk 41 Pattoconk River High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1999-04-17 Ben Stone 50 Stoney Creek Upper High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1999-04-16 Scott B. Richards 36 Icicle Creek Bridge Cr. Campground Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 1999-03-22 Valaria Cartwright 28 Six Flags Whitewater Kingdom Dallas Texas High Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 1999-03-01 David Aszman 18 Bull Run Outside of Sandy, OR High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1999-02-28 Dr. Tom Bell 42 Raging Hwy 18 to Preston High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ON Canada 1999-02-07 Lynn Clarke 35 Ottawa (Ottowa, Ontario, Canada) Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Extreme Weather/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1999-01-24 Two Unidentified Men Haw Upper High II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1998-12-29 Christopher Fedor 25 Susquehanna Just south of Connewingo Dam Medium I Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1998-12-27 Ed Green Raven Fork Cherokee, NC Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1998-12-26 Mike Aaberg 33 Colorado Between Silt and Rifle, CO Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 1998-12-15 Unidentified Man 50 Capilano River Below Fish Hatchery High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1998-11-29 Martin Parkinson Jr. 45 Moose 2. Lower: Rock Island to Fowlersville Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 1998-11-29 Scott Bristow 26 Potomac Great Falls Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1998-10-18 Ben Kadas Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
I China 1998-10-16 Douglas Gordon 41 Tsangpo (Tibet) Below Gyala High V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1998-09-27 Chris Bell Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1998-09-27 Unidentified Man Gauley River 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 1998-09-15 Dave Bradford New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Shoulder Dislocation Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 1998-09-12 Richard Cribbs 50 Saluda 4 - Lake Murray Dam to Broad/Congaree confluence Medium III Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1998-08-30 Unidentified Man American, S. Fork 7. Coloma to Greenwood Creek Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 1998-08-22 Bruce Richards 30 Ocoee Upper Medium II Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 1998-08-09 Robert S, Davis 53 Ocoee Middle Medium III Open Canoe-
Health Problem
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1998-08-01 Michelle Lopez 26 Kern River Chamise to the Park Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1998-07-25 John Guy Stanislaus Goodwin Dam to Knights Ferry IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 1998-07-12 Lucas Turner 26 Payette, N. Fk. Smith's Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 1998-07-12 Gary Aildridge 48 American Creek Hammersly Lake to Lake Coville High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1998-07-10 Unidentified Man 48 Arkansas Fractions (1998 name) High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 1998-07-09 Nick Lipkowski Big Sandy 3. Rockville to Jenkinsburg Bridge (Cheat River) Low V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 1998-07-06 Martha Johnson 41 Kern Below Lake Isabella High II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Peru 1998-07-06 John Foss 45 Hullabamba River Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 1998-06-24 Adam Dzalo 12 Deerfield Fife Brook Section Medium II Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1998-06-23 Commercial Passenger 47 Arkansas Numbers Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1998-06-21 Allen Ogdon 67 Arkansas Browns Canyon Low IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-21 Brenda Cercone 27 American, S. Fk. Chili bar High II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-21 three unidentified men Cosumnes River near Rancho Murita High VI Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-20 Unknown Woman 41 American, S. Fk. Folsom Gorge High III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-18 Unidentified Man 25 Klamath Below Happy Camp High II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-17 Branda Snow 13 Kern Forks of Kern High V Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-17 Robert Wheat 48 American, S. Fk. Chili bar High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 1998-06-14 Matthew Miller 19 Indian Head River High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1998-06-13 Charles Chandler Jr 40 New River Gorge High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NM United States 1998-06-12 Unidentified Man 34 Rio Grande Lower Taos Box Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-08 Greg Malley Tuolumne (4) Lumsden Campground 4) Lumsden Campground (Merals Pool) to Wards Ferry Bridge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NM United States 1998-06-08 Unidentified Man 20 Rio Grande Pilar Medium III Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 1998-06-07 Idus Roberston Flint Upson County, GA High II Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1998-06-01 Three People Cosumnes River Highway 49 to Latrobe Road Medium VI Raft-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1998-05-23 Nathan Vernon 27 Eagle River Dowds Chutes Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1998-05-18 Bobby Canipe 43 Catawba River Morgantown Medium VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 1998-05-13 Dee Martin Owyhee River High IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1998-05-01 Kathleen Callahan Anderson 44 Bruneau Indian Hot Springs to 8 miles South of Bruneau Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1998-05-01 Unidentified Girl Muddy Creek Susquehanna trib) (Paper Mill Road to Susquehanna River (Cold Creek Park) Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
OH United States 1998-04-26 Mark Palmisalmo Chagrin River Through Daniels Park in Willoughby, OH High VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 1998-04-23 Charles Huggins Chattahoochee 6 - Metro Hooch - Powers Ferry to West Pallisades/Paces Mill High II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1998-04-18 Mark Anderson 29 Ogden River The Narrows Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 1998-04-15 Sgt. Karl Kelly White River Near Bedford, IN High VI Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NH United States 1998-04-07 Unidentified Man Blackwater IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1998-03-29 Tim Gavin Blackwater Upper Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 1998-03-23 Jeff Alexander 37 Illinois (2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat 2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat (31 miles) High V Raft-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 1998-03-23 Wilbur Byars 62 Illinois 2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1998-03-14 Darron Edmiston 32 Susquehanna Near Dalmatia, PA Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
GA United States 1998-03-01 Kendall Bryant 35 Etowah 4 - Highway 136 to Kelly Bridge Road High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1998-02-22 Jason Radford 21 Catawba River near Marion Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1998-02-22 Vivian Sinott 35 Ramapo Near Oakland, NJ Low III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 1998-02-22 Unidentified Men Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 High Inflatable Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 1998-02-18 Pablo Parez Rocky Broad River Hwy 9 to Old Fort Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 1998-01-24 Dale Adams Little River Canyon, 2 mi above chairlift Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Ecuador 1998-01-12 Steve Stone Rio Hollin (Ecuador) confluence with Rio Hollin Grande/Chico to bridge 4 km above confluence with Rio Misahualli High V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1998-01-11 Tim McLure Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1998-01-09 Ernie Gosnell 25 French Broad below Barnard High III Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 1997-12-22 Jonathan Harris 26 Little (3. Eberharts Point 3. Eberharts Point (Chairlift) to Canyon Mouth Campground Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1997-11-09 Jay Ernest 47 Kishacoquillas Cr. High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
I Costa Rica 1997-11-03 Guest 25 Pacuare (Costa Rica) Lower Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 1997-11-01 Mike Reisman Ocoee Middle Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 1997-10-05 David Thompson 31 Dead River Spencer Falls to West Forks IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
UT United States 1997-09-27 Melvin Fisher 40 Colorado Cataract Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1997-09-06 James Gabba 36 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 1997-08-24 Unknown Man 43 Allegheny River Oil City Riffle Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1997-08-14 Chuck Kern 27 Gunnison Black Canyon High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 1997-08-14 Rob Keher 44 Tana Gravel Bar to Chitina River to Copper River High Raft-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1997-08-08 Douglas Balls 35 Payette, main stem Below Banks Medium III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 1997-07-26 Glenda Remington 49 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1997-07-20 Rob Zimmerman Kern (4) Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat 4) Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat (Dam Run) Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1997-07-19 Lisa ? Youghiogheny 6. Lower Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1997-07-15 Hal Mullery Colorado (07. Shoshone Power Plant, Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek, Exit 121 07. Shoshone Power Plant, Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek, Exit 121 (I-70) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Near Drowning Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 1997-07-02 Geno Schumar Eagle River 3. Bridge to Bridge Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1997-06-28 Henry Filip 38 Crystal 03. Marble to Redstone High V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1997-06-25 Rich Weiss 33 White Salmon Upper High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MI United States 1997-06-17 James Hughes 29 Sturgeon River Near L'Anse, MI High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 1997-06-15 Larry and Terry Ratliff 53 Licking River None Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1997-06-15 Unidentified Man East River Upper Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Planning/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 1997-06-15 Unidentified Rafting Guests Flathead, Middle Fork 4. West Glacier to Blankenship Bridge III Raft-
Other
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
NV United States 1997-06-10 Donald Eithun 39 Truckee 3. Verdi to Mayberry Park Medium III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1997-06-09 Jerry Montemayor Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NV United States 1997-06-09 Henry Jardin 31 Truckee (5. East Reno/Sparks 5. East Reno/Sparks (Vista Blvd) to Pyramid Lake Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1997-06-04 Brian Reynolds 23 Payette, S. Fk. Canyon Section High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1997-06-03 Dugald Bremmer 41 American, Silver Fork China Flat to SF American confluence Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 1997-05-30 Larry Kendrick San Marcos High VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1997-05-27 Dan Wagner 45 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1997-05-26 Unknown 56 Blacklick Cr. near Johnstown, PA High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1997-05-19 Richard Plumley 42 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1997-05-13 Robert Walmer 32 Arkansas Pine Creek Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1997-05-12 Joel Hathorn 31 Warren Creek Lower Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 1997-05-06 Michael Day Savage Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1997-04-27 Corina Sofranko 28 Toutle River Highway 504 Bridge to Tower Rd. Bridge High III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 1997-04-06 Unidentified Man Moose River 2. Lower: Rock Island to Fowlersville High V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Spinal Injury Injury Commericial Read More edit
AR United States 1997-04-04 Kevin Adkins 38 Caldron Creek Below highway 65 II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 1997-03-29 Kevin Blattman Santiam, N. 4. Mill City to Mehama Medium II Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 1997-03-19 Morgan Chang 39 Seymour River Upper High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 1997-03-03 Dr. Raymond Neef 31 Boone Creek (KY 418 Bridge to Kentucky R. KY 418 Bridge to Kentucky R. (6.3 miles) High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1997-02-20 Robert Farmer 30 Blackwater, North Fork Rt. 219 to confluence with Blackwater River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 1996-11-12 Jim Sheppard 53 French Broad, West Fork SR 1309 Bridge to US 64 Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1996-11-10 Jeff Speares 22 Jones Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1996-10-23 James Thomey 40 Millstone River Medium VI Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 1996-10-06 Ken Ross Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 1996-09-28 Unidentified Couple Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 1996-09-27 Al Kubeluis Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1996-09-22 Unidentified Woman 52 Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 1996-09-09 Scott Hassen 25 Meadow River Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 1996-07-16 Unidentified Man Kennebec River Gorge High Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 1996-07-09 Kathy Lewis 17 Youghiogheny Lower Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1996-07-06 Melissa Toben 45 Kern 2) Forks of the Kern to Johnsondale Bridge Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1996-07-06 2 year-old child 2 Clark Fork 1. Missoula Town Run High Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CT United States 1996-07-01 Mary Neville 57 Farmington River Satan's Kingdom Gorge Medium II Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 1996-07-01 Unidentified Woman Talkeetna Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 1996-06-30 Jeff Pruitt 36 Driftwood River Near Columbus, IN Medium II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1996-06-30 Neal Larson Selway 1 - Paradise to Selway Falls High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 1996-06-26 Peter Duffy Hudson River Upper Hudson Low III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 1996-06-24 Sue Compton 50 Payette, S. Fork (2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station 2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station (The Canyon) IV Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 1996-06-23 Leah Jamiolkowski 58 Big Hole River Near Butte Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1996-06-22 Randy Bellingham 21 Stillwater 1. Woodbine Campground to below Chrome Mine Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1996-06-19 William Spath 53 Gallatin River 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 1996-06-19 Thomas Dickinson 29 Patapsco River Near Ellicott City, MD High VI Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1996-06-17 Melvin Wexler 56 Salmon 2 - Stanley to Old Sunbeam Dam High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
KY United States 1996-06-17 Tom Poirie 12 Elkhorn Creek VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
KY United States 1996-06-16 High School Boy 16 Elkhorn Creek (Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 (6 miles) Medium VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 1996-06-15 James Schiro Vermillion River Medium VI Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
SC United States 1996-06-13 Ken Phinney Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 1996-06-12 Joseph Schlonski 55 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) High Raft-
Health Problem
One Boat Trip/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ID United States 1996-06-09 unidentified man 50 Salmon (6 - Corn Creek to Vinegar Creek 6 - Corn Creek to Vinegar Creek (The Main) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1996-06-09 Bret Petry 29 Selway River Upper High V Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1996-06-02 George Cochetas 44 Arkansas River 03. The Numbers Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1996-06-02 Edward Cloose 25 Arkansas Pine Creek Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1996-05-28 Luca Scribar 30 American, S. Fk. Slab Creek Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 1996-05-25 Bill Hildreth Pleasant, W. Branch Bear Brook to Long Pond Road (Gulf Hagas) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1996-05-18 unidentified woman 57 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1996-05-12 Mike Miller Animas (05. Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard 05. Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard (Rockwood Box) IV Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1996-05-12 Mike Miller Animas Upper Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 1996-05-09 Jay Hickham 38 Big Eagle Creek West side of Indianapolis, IN High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1996-05-05 Art Capacite 38 Yuba, N. Fork B) Downieville to Goodyears Bar Bridge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 1996-04-21 Warren McLaughlin 80 Merrimack Amoskeag Falls to Goffs Falls High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1996-04-13 Bob Koerner 41 Millstone River Raritan/Millstone Medium VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 1996-03-30 Unidentified Men Elkhorn Creek Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
I Chile 1996-03-01 Steve "Rocky" Fairchile Futalefu R. (Chile) Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1996-01-06 David Manifold 22 Lewis, E. Fork (2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls 2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls (Falls Section) Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 1995-11-05 Steven Burchard 27 Big Piney Creek High III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 1995-10-21 Kenneth Olin 25 Cold River Route 2 hairpin turn to Deerfield River V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1995-09-17 Unidentified Man Payette, N. Fork 2. Below McCall to Hartsell Bridge above Cascade Reservoir V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1995-09-16 Unidentified Man Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1995-09-12 Gardner Carey 23 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1995-08-20 Douglas Sweeting 19 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium IV Raft-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WI United States 1995-08-19 woman her father 20 Robinson Creek High Open Canoe-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1995-07-31 Scot Hoedt 28 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1995-07-30 Donald Westburg Gunnison River Low Raft-
Unknown
/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 1995-07-29 David Moore 31 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1995-07-25 Angela Paulos Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) Medium Raft-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1995-07-22 Ian Bell Animas 04. Silverton to Tacoma High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1995-07-15 Dr. Peter Wittman Payette, S. Fork (2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station 2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station (The Canyon) Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1995-07-11 David Stroud 49 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1995-07-10 William Simonton 73 Eagle River 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 1995-07-08 Walter Goodman 31 Guadalupe River Medium IV+ Raft-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 1995-07-08 Robert Ash 38 Cossatot (3) Ed Banks Road to Highway 278/4 3) Ed Banks Road to Highway 278/4 (6.25 miles) Low III Raft-
Health Problem
One Boat Trip/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1995-07-03 Anna Korstad 16 South Fork Payette River Medium II Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1995-07-03 2 unidentified men Nooksack Medium V Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1995-07-02 Unknown Yuba, N. Fork B) Downieville to Goodyears Bar Bridge High V Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1995-07-02 Jim Giulianelli 54 Arkansas River 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1995-06-25 Ryan van der Stroep 23 Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1995-06-24 Sam Lundeen 13 Colorado Ruby Canyon High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 1995-06-24 Michael Pecce 56 Dead River Spencer Falls to West Forks Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1995-06-17 Mose Pacheco 45 Arkansas 03. The Numbers High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 1995-06-16 Mary McGavock Snake 4 - Wilson Bridge to South Park Bridge Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1995-06-11 Commercial Guest American, N. Fork 3. Chamberlain Falls: Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Yankee Jims Road Medium IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
SC United States 1995-06-09 Unidentified Man 29 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 1995-06-08 Bob Clayton Snake Milner High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1995-06-05 Greg Norris Boulder Creek High Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1995-06-01 Steve Rakenmeyer - Wildlife Offficer 23 Colorado High II Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1995-05-30 Unidentified River Guide Merced 5) Redbud to Briceburg High Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 1995-05-30 Kyle Martin Hoback River Bondurant to Snake River (Hoback Canyon) High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1995-05-29 Unknown Yuba, N. Fork C) Goodyears Bar Bridge to Hwy 49 Bridge High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MT United States 1995-05-27 Rhonda Peterson North Fork Flathead High Raft-
Equipment Trap
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 1995-05-27 Pat Fisse Whitewater R. Near Matamora Medium VI Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 1995-05-23 2 Victims Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine Medium IV Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 1995-05-13 Dennis Schultz Sandy River 3. Marmot Dam site to Revenue Bridge III Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1995-04-30 Unidentified Man Codorus Creek PA Route 24 to Codorus Furnace Road Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 1995-04-30 Allison Guy 30 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
VA United States 1995-04-23 Mike Munn 30 Russell Fork Breaks Interstate Park Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1995-03-18 7 Year Old Child 7 San Joaquin High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1995-03-12 Sophy Voeun 14 Lehigh 1. White Haven to Rockport Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1995-01-15 Justin Van Ness 25 Cazenovia Creek, W. Branch Aurora to West Seneca Medium Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1994-12-14 Unidentified Men Swannanoa River Other-
Flush Drowning
Extreme Weather/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 1994-12-01 Dave Edspeseth 35 Wind River 3. Ranger Station near Stabler to High Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1994-10-24 Joy Slagle Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1994-10-16 Unidentified Man Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1994-10-01 Dave Mills 45 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1994-09-19 Kenneth Baker 20 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1994-09-11 Terri Oldham 45 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Low IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
SC United States 1994-09-09 Unidentified Men Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
ID United States 1994-08-28 Patricia Tomosaitis 52 Salmon 8 - Riggins to White Bird Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1994-08-17 Unidentified Man 20 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge High IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 1994-07-29 Harold McAlister 70 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 1994-07-25 Mr. Goodin Nooksack Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1994-07-17 Jim Cothern 38 Cascade 1 - bl. Mineral Park to Marble Creek Campground (Upper) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 1994-06-27 Robert Briere Androscoggin 2. Bragg's Bay to Pontook III Other-
Health Problem
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1994-06-24 Tony Barb Eagle 3. Dowd Chute IV Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NM United States 1994-06-22 Cecelia Salazar 52 Rio Grande High III Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic

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Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 1994-06-06 Kenneth Nicholson 70 Dead Diamond River High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1994-06-04 Charles Seltzer 26 Cache La Poudre 04. Indian Meadows Bridge to Narrows Picnic Ground High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1994-06-04 Ryan Bruner Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor Medium III Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More edit
MD United States 1994-05-24 Justin Sappington 14 Deer Creek Bond Road to Susquehanna River Medium I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1994-05-22 Russell Fraleigh 53 Lochsa River 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
VT United States 1994-05-01 Joseph Zaccaro 24 Otter Creek Beldens Falls to Bleeders Dam High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1994-04-29 Unidentified Man Smith Creek tributary of Cowlitz Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1994-04-17 B. C. Boggs Middle Island Creek Medium III Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 1994-04-16 Michael Hendrickson 25 Obey, West Fork TN 85n Bridge to Dale Hollow Lake High III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
MN United States 1994-04-03 Laurie ? Knife (Cty 102 to Lake Superior Cty 102 to Lake Superior (5.5 miles) Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1994-04-02 Jonathan Lapp 15 Cocalico Creek Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
RI United States 1994-03-26 Dominic Valleta Wood River Medium I Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 1994-03-26 Dan Crocket Souadabscook Stream Manning Mill Bridge to Rt.1A in Hampden III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
WV United States 1994-03-20 David Brown 16 Meadow 2. Nallen to Route 19 Bridge Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1994-02-15 Barbara Harper 25 Lewis, E. Fork 3 - Rock Creek to Moulton Falls Park Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1994-02-15 Jack Kleinman 33 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 1993-12-29 Dick Johnson Town Creek 2) High Falls to Lake Guntersville Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1993-12-06 Marion Ambros Tohickon Creek Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant (PA Route 32) IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 1993-11-30 Unidentified Man Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 1993-11-30 David Hablewitz Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 1993-10-09 Jason Campbell 17 Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC Canada 1993-10-05 Steve Smaidge Elaho River Upper Canyon Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1993-09-04 Jason Algood 17 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 1993-08-08 Unidentified Man Hiwassee 2. Appalachia Powerhouse to Bridge at Reliance Medium I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
MD United States 1993-08-06 Dave Bruton Potomac 3. Through Great Falls (several runs) V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
WI United States 1993-07-31 Todd Watson Wolf F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls High III Raft-
Unknown
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WI United States 1993-07-31 David Dover 25 Wolf D) Section 3: Langlade (Hwy 64) to Gilmore's Mistake (Wild Wolf Inn) High III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 1993-07-23 Bruce McKean 42 Metolius River Riverside Forest Campground to Lake Billy Chinook Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 1993-07-15 Unidentified Woman 76 Brule (B) Brule R. Dam to Ryneers Rd. B) Brule R. Dam to Ryneers Rd. (3.4 miles) Medium II Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 1993-07-11 Jeff Birkinshaw 38 Salt River 1 - Fort Apache to US 60 Low IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-07-07 Tina Parly-Gillim 27 Yuba, N. Fork B) Downieville to Goodyears Bar Bridge Medium IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 1993-07-06 Stephen Sheldon Deschutes D. Benham Falls to Dillon Falls Low VI Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-07-03 Linda Costa 11 Chiquito Creek Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-07-02 Jose Cruz Kern Lower Medium I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1993-07-01 Unknown River Guide Cache La Poudre 8. Poudre Park Picnic Gound to below Pine View Falls Medium I Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 1993-06-16 David Cox Ocoee River Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1993-06-14 Gary Stacks 43 Uncompahgre River 02. Ouray to KOA campground High IV Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 1993-06-06 Lanier Hayes Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1993-06-03 Cynthia Westfall 40 Marsh Creek State Highway 21 to Middle Fork Salmon Medium III Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1993-06-03 Stanley Hollister 51 Colorado (17. Moab to Powell Reservoir 17. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) High I Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1993-05-29 David Burt 70 Colorado 4. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) Medium IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1993-05-28 Lloyd Snyder 34 Susquehanna River Holtwood Medium I Inflatable Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-05-25 Jaroslav Mach Eel, Middle Fork Black Butte River to Dos Rios Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 1993-05-23 Richard Panitch 43 Salt 2.5 - Gleason Flats 19 mi. to Horseshoe Bend Medium VI Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-05-22 Donald Blevins 17 Feather Thermolito to Highway 99 Medium IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-05-20 Amadeus Ramirez 20 Kings (4. Pine Flat Dam to Centerville 4. Pine Flat Dam to Centerville (Route 180) Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1993-05-02 Brad Parker Colorado 5. Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek Exit 121 (I-70) Medium I Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1993-05-01 Peter Sterrey 30 American, N. Fork 3. Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1993-04-27 Richard Mathews 46 Colorado 4. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1993-04-18 Unidentified Men Middle Creek I Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
UT United States 1993-04-13 Kristen Maren 24 Colorado 3. Cisco (Rose Ranch) to Moab Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-04-12 Steven Murray 33 Stanislaus The Old "New Melones" Run Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1993-04-09 Unidentified Woman Loyalsock Creek 2. US 220 to Forksville Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 1993-03-31 Teenaged Boy 15 Kaaterskill Creek High Falls to Catskill Creek High III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1993-03-26 Craig Gibson 21 Shenandoah 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 1993-03-25 Dr. James Wilson & Dr. Finis Taylor 40 Salt 5 - Stewart Mountain Dam to Granite Reef Dam High VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1993-03-11 Mike Wilson 45 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1993-02-20 Dan Rankin Snoqualmie, Middle Fork (4 - Concrete bridge to Tanner 4 - Concrete bridge to Tanner (Middle-Middle) Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1993-02-20 John Dunlop Arroyo Valle Mt. Hamilton to Del Valle Reservoir Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 1993-01-15 Wesley Hall 29 Tonto Creek The Box (SH 260 to Roosevelt Lake) V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1992-12-20 Daniel Campbell 31 Swatara Creek Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1992-10-10 Angela Dooley Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More edit
VA United States 1992-10-02 Unidentified Woman Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 1992-09-06 Unidentified Woman 22 Chattooga Section 2 - Highway 28 Putin to Earl's Ford II Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1992-07-03 Jim Yetter Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1992-07-03 Poco Bartels Lochsa 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge Low IV Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 1992-06-27 Paul Marshall 64 Klutina River Klutina Lake to Richardson Highway Bridge at Copper Center Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Physical Trauma Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TX United States 1992-06-13 Dick Bowers 52 Richland Creek High III Open Canoe-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1992-06-13 Jason Kilby 17 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp High IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1992-06-06 Gordon McKinney 57 Esopus Creek 2) Allaben Portal to Phoenicia High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1992-06-06 Gordon Mckinney Esopus Creek 2) Allaben Portal to Phoenicia High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1992-06-06 Dan Negro Tuolumne Cherry Creek to Meral's Pool Medium IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 1992-06-04 Mathew Craig 24 Susitna Denali Hwy Bridge to Gold-Creek Alaska RR Bridge or Talkeetna Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1992-05-24 Amy Roark 5 Kern River Rancherio Below Golf Course High I Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1992-05-16 Theresa Scott Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High IV+ Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More edit
WV United States 1992-05-09 Cheryl Taylor New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station High IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More edit
PA United States 1992-05-08 Unidentified Man Youghiogheny River 6. Lower Medium IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
ME United States 1992-04-25 Patricia Faticanti Carrabasset 2. Kingfield to US201A I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1992-03-31 Schuylkill Flat Rock Dam High Other-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1992-03-23 Robert Bauchspies 23 Bushkill Creek High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1992-03-08 Kit Rice Russian River Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
KY United States 1992-03-03 Kevin McLean 25 Kentucky River Medium IV Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 1992-02-15 Rick Mcgee Little 2. Upper Two to Eberhart Point High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TX United States 1992-01-03 Bruce Reynolds San Marcos San Marcos to Martindale High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NH United States 1991-10-25 Jamie Lantham 23 Connecticut River Near Plainfield, NH Medium II Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1991-09-21 Ned Helmsley New Gorge Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1991-09-01 Al Bradley Bitterroot Low Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1991-07-20 Mark Pile Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1991-07-15 Slim Ray Green 2. Green Narrows Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
AK United States 1991-06-18 Tom Mcassey Little Susitna 2. Mother Lode Cookhouse & Saloon to Shrock Road Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1991-06-12 Joe Groff Arkansas 03. The Numbers Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WI United States 1991-06-01 Unknown 18 Wolf D) Section 3: Langlade (Hwy 64) to Gilmore's Mistake (Wild Wolf Inn) High III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1991-05-23 Mike Franklin Colorado Westwater Canyon High III Raft-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 1991-05-15 Chris Booker Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp High V Kayak - Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 1991-04-21 10 yr old boy 10 Warrior, Locust Fork 1) CR 1 (Five Points Rd) to US Route 231 Medium II Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 1991-02-02 Jim Brooks Smith Piney River Wash-Pelfrey Road to Spring City High III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Solo Paddling/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1990-12-31 Geoffrey Graham 36 Buffalo Creek Near Pittsburgh, PA IV Open Canoe-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 1990-12-24 Tracy Turner 30 Dan River Claudville (Route 103) to Jessup Mill (Rte. 1432) Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 1990-11-28 Bezuk 52 Green River 2 - Green River Gorge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1990-09-23 Brian Brodin Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1990-08-26 Man & Daughter 45 Schuylkill Flat Rock Dam Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1990-08-15 Philip Bender 29 Clarion R. Near Golden Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1990-08-05 Unknown Man Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1990-08-01 Philip Bender 29 Clarion River . Low I Kayak - Other-
Health Problem
Solo Paddling/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1990-07-30 Unidentified Men Codorus Creek PA Route 24 to Codorus Furnace Road Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 1990-07-28 Daniel Berryman 11 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 1990-07-22 David Ellis 15 DuPage River Bordering DuPage Co. Forest Preserve High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IL United States 1990-07-22 James & Lynne Sherman DuPage River High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More edit
MD United States 1990-07-02 Kathy Bolyn Savage Dam to North Branch Potomac River Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 1990-06-21 Unknown Woman 27 American, S. Fork 6. Route 193 (Chili Bar) to Folsom Lake (Salmon Falls Road Bridge) High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1990-06-17 Jesse Sharp 28 Niagara Niagara Falls Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1990-06-16 Ted Graff Clear Creek 5. Green Bay Rock (mile 262.9) to Rigor Mortis (mile 267.2) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 1990-06-15 Raft Passenger Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 1990-06-15 Kyle Altman Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1990-06-10 Steven Schaub 50 Crystal 2. Marble to Redstone Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1990-06-09 Larry Heidemann Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1990-06-07 Lincoln Williams 25 Arkansas 03. The Numbers High III Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
NC United States 1990-05-18 Ian Jenkinson Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1990-04-28 Unknown Man Delaware River Mongaup Wave Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 1990-04-28 Madeline Bruckner 26 Hudson 2. North River to Riparius High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Physical Trauma Fatal Commericial Read More edit
VA United States 1990-04-06 Andy Kasen 21 James 4. Upper James into Richmond Medium VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 1990-04-05 Andrew Sluiter 40 James Near Howardsville Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1990-03-19 Dean Middleditch 23 Salmon (Lake Ontario) Lake Ontario) (2. Route 2A to Black Hole through Pulaski High III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1990-03-17 Dr. George Lesher 64 Normans Kill Normansville to Route 32 High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 1989-10-01 4 men Wildcat Creek Along Eisenhower Rd. High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More edit
AL United States 1989-10-01 John Drain 25 Blackwater Creek (Rt. 257 Rt. 257(County Road 41) to Walston Bridge Medium Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1989-09-22 Whitney Shields Meadow Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1989-09-12 John Dolbare Meadow Lower High V Kayak - Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
SC United States 1989-08-27 Kevin Bright 21 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
SC United States 1989-07-31 Doug Wellman Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
TN United States 1989-07-29 Keven Huff Tellico 4. Ranger Station to Tellico Plains Low III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 1989-07-24 unknown Skateboarder Albuquerque River II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1989-07-09 Roger Stallings 30 Tuckasegee River Section 3. Dillsboro to Rt. 1392 High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NC United States 1989-07-04 Five Paddlers Watauga Sect III High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 1989-06-27 Rich Montgomery Tuolumne Clavey Falls Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1989-06-17 Gary Kugler 23 Raritan, S. Branch Town of High Bridge to confluence with North Branch of the Raritan Medium VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ME United States 1989-06-15 Sherry Lee Gilbert 24 Machias Big Machias Lake to Aroostook River High III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AZ United States 1989-06-14 Martin Hunsucker 54 Colorado Grand Canyon Low V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NJ United States 1989-05-29 Louis Gelato 29 Musconetcong River Bloomsbury to Delaware River Medium VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1989-05-21 Rich Eschelman 32 Delaware River Lambertville Wing Dam High III Open Canoe-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AR United States 1989-05-19 Larry Denton Cossatot River Cossatot Falls III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1989-05-17 Ken Kajiwara Pequannock River Newfoundland (Rte 513) to Alt Rt 511, Pompton Lakes Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VT United States 1989-05-06 Mimi Lebeu 19 West River Ball Mountain Dam to Jamaica State Park (Salmon Hole) High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
IN United States 1989-05-03 Debra M. Skinner 24 Sugar Creek (Darlington Darlington (1.2 miles) Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1989-04-22 Michael Lowendic Cheat (2. 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1989-03-29 John Degeorge Russian River Pieta Creek to 101 Bridge High III Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1989-03-25 Charlie Deaton 59 Blackwater Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1988-09-04 Tim Houllihan Payette, N. Fk. Smith's Ferry to Banks Medium V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 1988-08-02 Stephen Smith 30 Potomac 5. Lock 10 to Little Falls IV Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1988-06-11 Unknown Man 63 Cache La Poudre 7. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1988-06-06 Dane Wray 36 Secesh Loon Creek to Lick Creek, 4.6 mi to S. Fork Salmon R. High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1988-05-28 Russell Price Selway Main High V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1988-05-28 Mark Minchon Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ID United States 1988-05-24 Gregory Luebert Clearwater, S. Fork Hanging Rock to Cougar Creek Trailhead High IV+ Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1988-05-06 John Poidevant Meadow 2. Nallen to Route 19 Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1988-03-26 Unknown Man Pine Cr. Grand Canyon Of PA High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More edit
OR United States 1988-03-20 Randy Castille Sandy 3. Marmot Dam to Revenue Bridge Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1988-01-01 Ray Wiseman 27 Skykomish, S. Fork 2. Baring to Sunset Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1987-11-16 Unidentified Group Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Open Canoe-
Other
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 1987-11-02 Unidentified Group Bolinas Lagoon, San Francisco Bay area Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1987-08-15 Joan Blechschmidt Youghiogheny 6. Lower High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 1987-08-11 Randy Provost Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium IV Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
PA United States 1987-08-08 Drew 8 Delaware Lambertville Rapids Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
BC Canada 1987-08-01 5 Individuals 40 Chilco High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
BC Canada 1987-07-01 5 Individuals Elaho River High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
AK United States 1987-06-30 Tatshenshini 2. Dalton Post to Alsek (Dry Bay) Raft-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
CO United States 1987-06-19 Unidentified Man Arkansas G. Stone Bridge to Rincon (Salida Town) Medium VI Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1987-06-10 Unidentified Man Animas 08. Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park High IV Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Darkness/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1987-05-03 Unidentified Man Kern 2) Forks of the Kern to Johnsondale Bridge IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More edit
WA United States 1987-04-29 2 Girls Carbon 1 - Fairfax to 177th St. East Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1987-04-27 Howard Schmitz Yuba, S. Fork C) Washington to Edwards Crossing Low IV Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
KS United States 1987-04-17 Uknown Man Kansas River Medium I Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 1987-04-05 Ben Hegner 20 Shawangunk Kill River Low VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1987-04-04 Andrew Palmer American, S. Fk. Golden Gate Run Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MA United States 1987-03-21 Uidentified couple Quaboag Lucy Stone Park in Warren to Route 67 Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 1987-02-02 Mike Culbertson Suck Creek Suck Confluence to Bridge Medium IV Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 1987-01-25 Glenn Clark Mulberry Fork Center Hill- Blountville Road to US Route 31 High III Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Mexico 1986-12-30 Steve Daniel 36 Rio Mezquital V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More edit
AK United States 1986-08-17 Mr. Blanchette 67 Eagle 3. Bridge to Bridge Medium III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1986-08-10 Bob Porter Kings 1. Middle, S. Fork confluence to Garnet Dike Campground High V Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1986-07-29 Unidentified Man Rio Grande 01. Rio Grande Res. to 12 miles above Creede Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
BC Canada 1986-07-13 Mel Zajak 30 Chilliwack River Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1986-07-07 Unknown Arkansas Royal Gorge Medium V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CO United States 1986-07-03 Dave Weiland 42 Crystal 5. Avalanche Creek to B.R.B. Campground High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 1986-06-24 Unidentified Boy 13 Colorado Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 1986-06-15 Dr. Donna Berglund 40 Swan River Crystal Lake to Lindburgh Lake Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More edit
WV United States 1986-05-24 Arnold Shafer Shenandoah 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 1986-05-04 Russel Phillips 23 Moose 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CA United States 1986-05-03 Sherry Hayes American, N. Fk. Chamberlain Falls Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1986-04-20 Al Mcmanus Feather, Middle Fork 1) Sloat to Nelson Point Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
VA United States 1986-03-15 Chris Reuss 40 North Below Staunton Dam to Spring Creek (Route 727) III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1986-03-15 Unidentified Men Tohickon Creek Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant (PA Route 32) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
I Mexico 1986-02-02 Jack ? Jatate (Mexico) Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
CA United States 1986-01-16 Unidentified Men Eel, S. Fork 1) Near Branscomb to Big Bend High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 1985-11-07 Two Teenaged Boys 17 James Open Canoe-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More