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Report ID# 4417

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  • Flush Drowning
  • Does not Apply
  • Cold Water

Accident Description

June 16th, 2007 – Silver Bullet: Raquel Stiles (32 Y.O.A. female) was a commercial passenger on a 13 ‘ Hyside paddle raft. As Stiles raft, the second boat on a 2 boat trip, navigated Silver Bullet they capsized.  The guide of the first raft, pulled over below the rapid, tried to reach Stiles. The guide of that raft said Stiles appeared unresponsive as she floated by. A private cataraft that was behind the trip gave chase and recovered Stiles 1.27 miles downstream. The river flow was 2160 cfs.

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