Accident Database

Report ID# 2848

  • Flush Drowning
  • Does not Apply
  • One Boat Trip

Accident Description

Body recovered at Pringle Falls

Published: September 02. 2008

Crews struggle to retrieve body from the Deschutes Personnel from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and the Search and Rescue Team recovered the body of a 27-year-old man early this morning from the Deschutes River near Pringle Falls. The body of Conner Guy, who lives in the Willamette Valley, was recovered at 4 a.m., after seven hours, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office. It was the third attempt to recover the body.

Guy drowned after the canoe he and another man were in overturned Sunday afternoon when they attempted to run Pringle Falls. The other man was able to swim to shore. Both were wearing life jackets, the news release stated. 

— Breanna Hostbjor

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