Accident Database

Report ID# 699

  • Swim into Strainer
  • Does not Apply
  • Other

Accident Description

 On June 23rd Laurel Walker, 21, was paddling the Diamond Fork river in Utah with her husband. According to an article from the Salt Lake City Tribune forwarded by Rob Heineman they were attempting to get out and portage around a strainer when she flipped and washed beneath it. Local firefighters and search and rescue personnel were able to pull her free 40 minutes later.


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