Accident Database

Report ID# 823

  • Swim into Strainer
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  • Other

Accident Description

A story in the Harrisburg, PA Patriot News reported that James Williamson, 58, died while canoeing on the rain-swollen Oswegatchie River in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. Mr. Williamson, a Central Pennsylvania political figure, was canoeing with friends on September 28th when his canoe struck a logjam and capsized. His body was found the next day. No other details are available, and those with information are encouraged to contact the Safety Committee.

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