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Marc Magnus-Sharpe via FB - He is Commodore of the National Canoe Safety Pastrol

It is absolutely dumbfounded as you say Larry. Years and years we've all been emphasizing the proper use of lifejackets. I had an extended call with Kittatinny the day after the June drownings. They were quick to act and stated they were implementing more signage right along the water's edge in both English and Spanish, as well as adding more lifejackets for their camping clients to use. It is critical the liveries all act in ways that match what Gery heard Cedar Rapids staff say and what Kittatinny is doing. Thanks to you all for being there on the water doing the all-important work!


Pro NJ Wrestler Michael Cammett AKA 'Golden Boy' Drowns In Delaware River

 Cecilia Levine


The New Jersey wrestling community was mourning the loss of a 24-year-old professional grappler who drowned in the Delaware River in New York Sunday, authorities said. Crews recovered Michael Cammett's body from the water in Lumberland (Sullivan County), located near Pennsylvania, according to New York State Police. The North Arlington (Bergen County) native went to the river with friends using a pair of inflatable rafts tethered together around 3 p.m., authorities said. Cammett jumped in the water but did not resurface.

An investigation was ongoing. No further information was released. Cammett was enrolled in Rutgers University - Newark's Doctor of Physical Therapy program.


Drowning on Delaware River in Sullivan County

June 29, 2021

Mid Hudson News

LIBERTY – On June 27 at 4:49 p.m., State Police responded to the National Parks Service Station in the Town of Lumberland for a report of a missing swimmer in the Delaware. Police said Michael Cammett, 24, of North Arlington, New Jersey was rafting with friends in an inflatable raft. They entered the river at about 3 p.m. in two rafts that were tethered together. Cammett jumped into the river and did not resurface.

A search of the river by local firefighters, constables, national park rangers and a State Police Underwater Recovery Unit searched the river. Cammett’s bod was recovered by the State Police. Circumstances of both drownings remain under investigation.


24-year-old N.J. man drowns in Delaware River, authorities say

Jun 28, 2021

By Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for

A 24-year-old Bergen County man drowned Sunday in the Delaware River in New York, authorities said. The body of Michael Cammett was recovered from the river off Lumberland, a town in Sullivan County, near Pennsylvania, according to the New York State Police. Cammett, of North Arlington, went into the river with friends using two inflatable rafts that were tethered together around 3 p.m., police said in a statement. He jumped in the water, but did not resurface, authorities said.

Local firefighters, National Park Service rangers and state police divers launched a “detailed search” for Cammett, according to the statement. State police said an investigation was ongoing and did not immediately release more information.

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