Accident Database

Report ID# 3351

  • Flush Drowning
  • Does not Apply
  • Other

Accident Description

06-12-10 BEAVERDELL, ND Missing Grand Forks man A ground search is now underway for a 40-year Grand Forks resident. Sat. afternoon (06-12) 2 males from Grand Forks launched their canoe S. of Beaverdell into the Kettle river. While one of the men went missing into the river the other was able to swim to shore and wave down a motorist for help. A search in the area was conducted until dark , while there is still no sign of the missing man police did find the canoe in a log jam. The search continues Sun.; however, due to extremely hazardous water conditions--an estimated class 4 rapids--a water search has been suspended.

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