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There were two similar incidents in Colorado. On June 11 Donna Graham, 64, drowned after her commercial raft flipped in the Mishawaka Section of the Poudre River. AW's Sam McLamb reported that Ms Graham swam about 1/4 mile. She had an extensive cardiac history, and collapsed after being pulled back into the raft.

Written 6/14/99 2 rafters drowned in CO, one 60+ year old rafter on Poudre, one 60+ year old on Royal Gorge of the Arkansas. Both continue the trend of Older people swimming in cold water. Jason Robertson Access Director, American Whitewater There were two similar incidents in Colorado.

On June 11 Donna Graham, 64, drowned after her commercial raft flipped in the Mishawaka Section of the Poudre River. AW's Sam McLamb reported that Ms Graham swam about 1/4 mile. She had an extensive cardiac history, and collapsed after being pulled back into the raft.