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A man died in a kayaking accident on the Skykomish River in Gold Bar on Saturday. 

Two experienced kayakers went out on the Skykomish River. One ended up underwater for an unknown period of time. The friend of the man who went under pulled him from the water. The man wasn't breathing and didn't have a pulse. 

The friend pulled him out of the river and performed CPR for 30 minutes. He then hiked a mile to get a cellphone to call 911. 

Seattle man who died while kayaking on Skykomish River ID’d

 

Richard W. Timpson, 31, drowned while going through the Boulder Drop rapids.

 
https://komonews.com/news/local/kayaker-presumed-dead-after-falling-into-skykomish-river