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Report ID# 2374

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Non-Witness Narrative by Chris Aidan on 2007-05-29): Little is known about this kayaker in the local paddling community. Please see the news stories for more details.

Kyle kayaker who died Friday identified. Death of 60-year-old Joseph Zaborowski ruled accidental drowning.

By Joshunda Sanders
Monday, May 21, 2007

Hays County sheriff's deputies have identified a 60-year-old Kyle man they believe drowned Friday night after he dropped off his female companion at a Blanco River boat ramp.

Joseph Zaborowski had dropped the woman off at the ramp and went upstream Friday night to do more kayaking and exercising, according to the Hays County sheriff's office. The woman worried when he did not return and walked upstream, where she found his empty kayak. She then called officials who found the man but were unable to resuscitate him.

The Travis County medical examiner's office has ruled that Zaborowski died by accidental drowning, sheriff's deputies said.

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