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Accident Database: Accident #30436

Date: 2018-05-06
Victim: Anthony Cooper
Victim Age: 31
River: Elk River
Location: Near Elkton TN; put in at Veto Rd
Water Level: High
River Difficulty: I
Cause Code(s): PFD Not Worn or Present
Injury Type(s):
Factors Code(s): Cold Water
Solo Paddling
High Water
Age: 31
Experienced/Inexperienced: Inexperienced
Private/Commercial: Private
Boat Type: Kayak - Other
Group Info:
Other Victim Names:
Detailed Description:

According to news reports: paddling alone to go fishing, PFD in boat behind the seat. The Elk River is very cold year-round. Put into river in Giles County near Veto Rd. Found boat with life jacket floating downstream. 








Report Status: Reported

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