Idaho State Journal
Tuesday June 29, 2021
by Jonathan Hogan
Jefferson County woman drowns in kayaking accident
A Jefferson County woman died Sunday after she drowned in a kayaking accident. According to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Heidi Weaver, 50, and her husband were kayaking on the South Fork of the Snake River just before 5 pm, downstream from Lorenzo Bridge. Weaver's kayak reportedly overturned after hitting a log jam and she was held underwater by the logs and current. The news release states Weaver was underwater for approximately one hour before first responders were able to recover her body.
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Ms. Weaver was an accomplished outdoorsman and a former wildlands firefighter.