Accident Database

Report ID# 864

  • Flush Drowning
  • Does not Apply
  • Other
  • One Boat Trip

Accident Description

On June 26th Derek Bell, 24, drowned on Oregon's Grand Ronde River when his raft capsized against a bridge piling near the confluence with the Wallowa River. Mr. Bell, who was wearing a PFD, was found floating some distance downriver. Anyone with additional information should forward it to the AW Safety Editor.


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