Accident Database

Report ID# 773

  • Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
  • Does not Apply
  • One Boat Trip

Accident Description

On May 12, 2002, two rafters lost their lives at the Daniels Park Dam in Willoughby, OH. Charlie Trizza, 19, and Chad Schreibman, 18, ran the dam in a raft and drowned. This is the same place where Mark Palmisalmo had drowned in April, 1998. The families filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city fo Willoughby and the state of Ohio in 2004.

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