Accident Database

Report ID# 918

  • PFD Not Worn or Present
  • Does not Apply
  • Other

Accident Description

On July 8th, a canoe carrying three people flipped in “Little Gore Canyon” of the Colorado River. The Summit County News reported that the accident happened in Class II Needle Eye Rapid. William Trippe, 31, the only person in the boat who was not wearing a PFD, did not survive.

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