Accident Database

Report ID# 4379

  • Foot Entrapment
  • Does not Apply
  • Failed Rescue

Accident Description

Drowning  (kayak) 6/23/74

Crack -in-the -Rock -  Bob Goeke , 38, Athens, GA, president of GA Canoeing Assn., fell out of kayak in left crack, swam back into rapid to retrieve boat, PFD ripped off, foot  became entrapped. Companions unable to free him.

Source: USFS

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