Completed Safety Committee Reports


Accident Database: 1928 Results Found


State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private
OR United States 2020-08-06 Michael Marquand 68 Deschutes (K. US 26 K. US 26 (Warm Springs) to Sherars Falls III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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MT United States 2020-08-05 Unidentified Woman 68 Bitterroot River I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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AR United States 2020-08-03 Unidentified Girl Eleven Point River I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
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GA United States 2020-07-22 Chattahoochee (4 - Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge 4 - Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge (Lake Lanier) N/A Other-
Foot Entrapment
/ Injury Private Read More
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ME United States 2020-07-11 Emily Fournier 33 Kennebec 1) Kennebec Gorge: Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook Medium N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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NC United States 2020-07-11 ellen Salomon 79 Catawba, North Fork Upper: Near Linville N/A Other-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
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NY United States 2020-07-04 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Low N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Injury Private Read More
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IL United States 2020-06-29 unidentified man DuPage (Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Shepley Rd. Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Shepley Rd. (5.7 miles) I Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-27 unidentified man 61 Spokane River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2020-06-27 Unidentified Woman Boise Downtown Boise II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-26 Male 35 Spokane River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
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MT United States 2020-06-24 unidentified man Flathead River I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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BC Canada 2020-06-24 unidentified man Cheakamus River IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-23 Jaspreet Turna 28 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) High II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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AR United States 2020-06-22 Unidentified Woman Spring (Mammoth Spring to Hardy Mammoth Spring to Hardy (15 miles) II Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-06-22 Ricardo Valencia Sanchez 46 Arkansas 11. Pueblo Whitewater Park II Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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Canada 2020-06-21 Byron Chekamus N/A Kayak - Other-
/ Injury Private Read More
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NC United States 2020-06-20 Chris Clark 46 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2020-06-18 unidentified man Coeur d'Alene, North Fork Babins Jct to Little North Fork I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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IA United States 2020-06-09 Sharon Kahn 64 Turkey River High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2020-06-08 Unidentified Woman James 5. Lower James through Richmond Low III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-06 Jezell Barrera 14 Klickitat 1 - Yakama Reservation to Leidl Campground III Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-06-06 Patrick Southworth 61 Animas 07. Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park High III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
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NY United States 2020-06-06 Unidentified Rescuer Niagara Niagara Gorge V Other-
Other
Failed Rescue/ Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-06-05 Mike Roumph 53 Arkansas (10. Parkdale Launch to Canon City 10. Parkdale Launch to Canon City (Royal Gorge) High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2020-06-02 Joshua B. Jennings 45 James 4. Upper James into Richmond Medium N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2020-06-01 Unidentified Teen Girl 15 Duck River Old Stone Fort High I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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OK United States 2020-05-31 Hannah Rippy 25 Illinois River (Watts to Barren Fork Creek Watts to Barren Fork Creek (62.5 miles) I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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VA United States 2020-05-31 Holly Padgett 29 James 2. Balcony Falls Run High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-05-31 Shawn S. Diaz 36 Colorado 01. Hot Sulphur Springs to Hwy 40 bridge II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
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UT United States 2020-05-30 Unidentified Family Logan 01. Ricks Springs to Preston Valley Campgroumd High III Other-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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OK United States 2020-05-30 Kristina Singleton 24 Illinois River (Watts to Barren Fork Creek Watts to Barren Fork Creek (62.5 miles) High I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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UT United States 2020-05-29 Steve C. DeVroom 69 Weber 07. Highway-89 to Riverdale Low II+ Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
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OH United States 2020-05-25 Kathleen M. Lewis 55 Twin Creek High N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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GA United States 2020-05-25 Unidentified Boy Cartecay 2. Lower Cartecay Road to Stegall Mill Road Road Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
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MI United States 2020-05-24 Unidentified Boy 3 Rogue Medium I Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
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MI United States 2020-05-23 Two unidentified men Huron River High I Kayak - Other-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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MI United States 2020-05-23 Brandon Lee Flatford 26 River Raisin, Monroe High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2020-05-19 Unidentified Man 40 Lochsa (1 - Powell to White Pine 1 - Powell to White Pine (Indian Grave Creek) High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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AR United States 2020-05-17 Justin Parcell 34 Kings (2) Hwy 74 to Missouri 86 2) Hwy 74 to Missouri 86 (81 miles) I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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WV United States 2020-05-17 Joshua Shirk 8 Potomac, S.Fk. of the S.Br. 6. Confluence of Shooks Run to Confluence of the South Branch at Moorefield N/A Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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AR United States 2020-05-16 William Ealey 52 Crooked Creek (Boone & Marion Co.) (Harman to Hwy 101 Boone & Marion Co.) (Harman to Hwy 101 (52 miles) High II Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Other Fatal Private Read More
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MD United States 2020-05-08 unidentified man Potomac 7. Little Falls Medium III+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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IL United States 2020-05-07 2 Unidentified Men Kankakee River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2020-05-02 Unidentified Boy Yellow Breeches (2. Old Gettysburg Pike to Lisburn 2. Old Gettysburg Pike to Lisburn (PA 114 bridge) High I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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TN United States 2020-04-25 Matthew Brannon 32 Richland Creek High I Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-04-25 Unidentified Man 51 Saint Vrain Creek, South 02. Narrows Low III+ Other-
Foot Entrapment
Poor Planning/ Injury Private Read More
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GA United States 2020-04-25 De’vonte B. Griffieth 23 Ocmulgee River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2020-04-24 Tyler Fitzgibbons 36 Delaware River High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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WV United States 2020-04-17 Unidentified Family Shenandoah River 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
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OR United States 2020-04-16 Saul Gallegos Ruiz 23 Columbia River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
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NH United States 2020-04-05 2 Brothers Merrimack (6) Amoskeag Falls to Goffs Falls 6) Amoskeag Falls to Goffs Falls (Crack Pipe, 293 Wave) High III Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
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MD United States 2020-04-05 Unidentified Woman Potomac (3. Great Falls 3. Great Falls (Fish Ladder) V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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ME United States 2020-04-04 2 Unidentified Men Sheepscot Coopers Mills to West Branch Medium III+ Open Canoe-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
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MD United States 2020-04-02 Mauve Kennedy Townsend McKean 40 Chesapeake Bay N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2020-03-28 Tyler Flannery 18 Caney Fork Between Gordonsville Bridge and Betty’s Island High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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AZ United States 2020-03-20 Unidentified Woman 42 Verde 08. Bartlett Reservoir to confluence with Salt River High II Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2020-03-15 Robert Newsome 51 Elk River High I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
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TN United States 2020-02-22 Kenneth Driver; two teens 43 Tennessee River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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WV United States 2020-02-09 Jamie Gray 41 Middle Fork 3. Audra State Park to Tygart River Confluence Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2020-02-02 Tyler Osbourne 28 Spring Creek I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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IN United States 2020-01-01 Jean Claude Mutabazi 40 St. Joseph's River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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NC United States 2019-12-16 April Morton 31 Big Laurel Creek Hurricane to Hot Springs Medium III+ Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2019-12-01 Andrew Gamble 31 Richland Creek Old Dayton Reservoir to Laurel-Snow Parking Lot High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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MI United States 2019-11-16 Steven John Borkowski, 48 Pierre Marquette River Scottville Riverside Park N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
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NM United States 2019-10-26 Chris Oswalt Rio Grande (05. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge 05. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box) Low IV Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
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AL United States 2019-10-26 Chip Sizemore 41 Little River Canyon Upper2 Low IV Kayak - Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2019-10-05 Matthew Smith Russell Fork Gorge Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout (4 miles) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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MD United States 2019-09-21 Unidentified Woman 66 Potomac 2. GW Canal Loop or Violette's Lock to Pennyfield Lock Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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OR United States 2019-09-20 Unidentified Person 38 Sandy 3. Marmot Dam site to Revenue Bridge High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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UT United States 2019-09-10 Unidentified Man 57 Green (05. Green River Town to Colorado Confluence 05. Green River Town to Colorado Confluence (Labyrinth and Stillwater) I Inflatable Kayak-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
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PA United States 2019-09-01 Peter Quigley 46 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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OR United States 2019-08-31 Tracy Allen 37 Willamette River N/A Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-08-25 Robson Santos American, S. Fork (8. The Gorge 8. The Gorge (Greenwood Creek to Folsom Reservoir) IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
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WY United States 2019-08-24 George Erwin Roulhac 69 Snake 5 - South Park Bridge to Astoria Bridge Low II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2019-08-14 Maximus Samuel Hansen 10 Payette, S. Fork 1 - Grandjean to Deadwood II Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-08-14 Unidentified Man Kings, Middle Fork Dusy Branch to S. Fork confluence V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
/ Injury Private Read More
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ME United States 2019-08-14 Xiaolian Ding 75 Androscoggin River II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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MD United States 2019-08-03 Michael Clevinger 32 Potomac 0.7 - Potomac - Dargans Bend Boat Ramp to Potoma Wayside Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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NY United States 2019-08-03 Lisa Margaritis 48 Hashamomuck Pond N/A Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2019-07-25 Christopher Rivera 20 Delaware Delaware Water Gap - Smithfield Beach to Kittatinny Point Visitors Center I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-07-25 30 Unidentified People American River I Raft-
Other
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-07-24 Unidentified Man Kaweah, East Fork Oak Grove Bridge to Gateway Bridge V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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OR United States 2019-07-23 Jonathan Jensen 36 Deschutes L. Sherar's Falls to Columbia River III Other-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
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OR United States 2019-07-22 Jon Van Valkenburg 54 Rogue River I Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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OH United States 2019-07-22 Miya Ye 1 Mad River Mad River Run I Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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CO United States 2019-07-22 Unidentified Man Clear Creek 04. Kermit's to Green Bay Rock IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2019-07-21 Yariennys Hernandez 15 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III+ Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Near Drowning Fatal Commericial Read More
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IA United States 2019-07-18 Jerrimiah Bryant Smiley 38 West Nodaway River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2019-07-13 6 Unidentified Men Youghiogheny 5. Ohiopyle Falls High V+ Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Injury Commericial Read More
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ID United States 2019-07-13 Taylor Paige Smith 18 Boise, S. Fork 1. Anderson Ranch Dam to Danskin Bridge Medium II Other-
Swim into Strainer
/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2019-07-12 Kenneth J. Evans 27 Payette, S. Fork (2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station 2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station (The Canyon) Medium VI Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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NY United States 2019-07-10 Unidentified Man Niagara Niagara Gorge VI Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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UT United States 2019-07-10 Scout Group Green (05. Green River Town to Colorado Confluence 05. Green River Town to Colorado Confluence (Labyrinth and Stillwater) High II Open Canoe-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-07-08 Anthony Vasi 47 Green 02. Lodore to Echo Park High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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PA United States 2019-07-08 Unidentified Men Susquehanna River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-07-08 Mary Rose Morgan 60 South Platte 08. Brighton City Park to Ft. Lupton III+ Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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IA United States 2019-07-07 Ricky Veenstra 59 Cedar (Palisades-Kepler State Park Palisades-Kepler State Park (PnP) Medium II Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-07-05 Unidentified Man 57 Arkansas 07. Salida to Rincon Medium III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2019-07-04 Misty Cannon 45 Payette Emmett ID, Not the Lower Main I Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-07-04 Matthew Spates Poudre River II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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WA United States 2019-07-02 Benjamin Cullipher. 56 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) II Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2019-07-01 Unidentified Man 50 Clear Creek 03. Lawson to Idaho Springs High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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CO United States 2019-06-30 Michael Robert James 39 Arkansas 04. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge High III Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-06-30 David L. Smith 57 Cache La Poudre 06. Steven's Gulch Access to Mishawaka Inn High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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AZ United States 2019-06-28 Peter Schwab 66 Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead N/A Raft-
Other
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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PA United States 2019-06-27 Dennis Healey 72 Chenango River I Kayak - Other-
Health Problem
Inexperience/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-06-27 Zach Jones 33 Rio Grande 02. Box Canyon to Creede IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2019-06-22 Nine Kayakers Batten Kill Greenwich to Hudson River High II Inflatable Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-06-21 Sarah Schultz 31 Gunnison River below McCabes High III Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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NM United States 2019-06-21 Cheryl Currant 72 Rio Grande (06. Quartzite River Access to County Line River Access 06. Quartzite River Access to County Line River Access (The Racecourse) High III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-06-21 Amy Kirsch 43 San Juan, East Fork 01. East Fork to 160 Bridge IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2019-06-14 Thomas Calvin Willie 21 Teton River High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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NH United States 2019-06-13 Alex Bronchuk 20 Merrimack River II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2019-06-13 Brent Parkin 57 Jordan 01. Utah Lake to Rose Park N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
China 2019-06-10 Mary Grace Butscher McCoy Jinsha Jiang River IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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CO United States 2019-06-10 Sameer Prasla 42 Arkansas 09. Pinnacle Rock Launch to Parkdale Launch IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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AR United States 2019-06-08 Ross Tharp 33 War Eagle River I Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-06-07 Nikolay Pezhemskiy 29 Eagle River 05. River Run to Edwards III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2019-06-05 Unidentified Men Rock River High I Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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AL United States 2019-06-02 Collins Nelson 18 Flint River N/A Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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MI United States 2019-06-01 Betty Michael 56 North Branch Kalamazoo River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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OR United States 2019-05-31 Monte Walker Wilson 2) Milepost 15 to Milepost 8 Siskey Boat Launch III+ Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
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PA United States 2019-05-30 Phil Oseredzuk 16 Mill Creek N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2019-05-28 Unidentified Man Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam IV Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2019-05-25 Grace Gordon 14 Yahara River High N/A Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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WY United States 2019-05-22 Brian Allen 44 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) High I Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2019-05-19 David Treadway Cheat River Medium N/A Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2019-05-19 Unidentified Man Guadalupe (5. First Crossing to Common St. 5. First Crossing to Common St. (6 miles) Medium II+ Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
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MO United States 2019-05-18 Vanessa Gutierre 44 Black River N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2019-05-18 Nick Rowley Sebec River High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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MD United States 2019-05-17 Deb Olson 59 Youghiogheny 3. Upper Medium V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 2019-05-11 Leif Convers Hansen 61 Sacramento 1) Box Canyon Dam to Dunsmuir N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-05-06 David Wayne Johnson 56 American, N. Fork 4. Yankee Jims Road Bridge to Lake Clementine High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MO United States 2019-05-04 Unidentified Man Jack's Fork High II Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2019-05-04 Stephen Barnaby 30 Washougal (4 - Highway 140 to Washougal 4 - Highway 140 to Washougal (Big Eddy Section) IV Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MO United States 2019-05-01 Scott M. Puckett, one other! 35 Bull Creek High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2019-04-27 Gregory Hinson 27 Saluda 4 - Lake Murray Dam to Broad/Congaree confluence II Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-04-23 Unidentified Man Vallecito Creek 01. 1 Mile Above Vallecito CG IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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NV United States 2019-04-20 Stephen Bauwens 49 Truckee (2. Floriston 2. Floriston (or Farad) to Verdi, NV High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2019-04-20 Unidentified Couple 47 Chagrin River High N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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WI United States 2019-04-14 Jay Stahl Oconto, N.Br. (B) Bagley Rapids Campground to Kingston Rd B) Bagley Rapids Campground to Kingston Rd (1.1 miles) Medium II+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
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IL United States 2019-04-01 Two Unknown People DuPage (Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Shepley Rd. Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Shepley Rd. (5.7 miles) N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-03-31 Sean Manchester Yuba, S. Fork F) Route 49 to Bridgeport Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2019-03-30 Fallon Wells 37 Chattahoochee River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2019-03-03 Richard Krause Roanoke River Medium II Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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AZ United States 2019-03-03 Dylan Archuleta 26 Gila (03. Virden 03. Virden (NM) 30 miles to US Route 666, 23 miiles to Bonita Creek Medium II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2019-02-24 Nancy Kell 56 Red Creek 2. D4149 North Branch Bridge to confluence with the Dry Fork Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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NC United States 2019-02-23 Unidentified Man French Broad 6. NC Route 251 to Route 1634 High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-02-14 James Michael Miller 62 Escondido runoff channel Near San Diego, CA High III+ Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2019-02-02 Richard Timson 31 Skykomish (1 - Index 1 - Index (Sunset Falls) to Railroad Bridge High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2019-01-19 Kevin Neidorf 28 Hood 2. Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
IA United States 2019-01-05 Timothy Chicoine 61 Des Moines River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2018-11-19 Susan Lynne King 62 Potomac 0.5 Dam # 4 to Shepherdstown WV High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Nepal 2018-11-15 Adrian Kiernan 31 Humla Karnarli N/A Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Costa Rica 2018-10-20 Kevin Thompson Reid Naranjo River High N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
KY United States 2018-10-08 Matthew Hughes 35 Elkhorn Creek Forks of the Elkhorn Medium III Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2018-10-06 Brannen Proctor 67 Russell Fork (Bartlick Bridge (VA 611) to Garden Hole Road Bartlick Bridge (VA 611) to Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) Medium III+ Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
DE United States 2018-09-18 James Battan 54 Brandywine Creek Thompson Bridge Road to Market Street High III Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2018-09-07 Mike Howard 67 Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
IA United States 2018-09-03 John Michael Conley 34 Indian Creek High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-09-02 Unidentified Boy 12 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium II Raft-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 2018-09-01 Christopher J. Santana 33 Lehigh 2. Rockport to Glen Onoko Medium N/A Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2018-08-28 Helen Eimers 73 Salmon 8 - Riggins to White Bird Low III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2018-08-17 Ronald Stevens 84 Deschutes 05. Dillon Falls to Aspen V Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2018-08-13 Large Group Lehigh 3. Glen Onoko to Bowmanstown High II Raft-
Other
High Water/ Asthma Attack Injury Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-08-11 Jennifer Gail Martin 52 Toe, North Route 1123 to Stroup Road to Route 1321 High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 2018-08-11 Unidentified Woman 48 Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) High IV Raft-
Health Problem
/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MD United States 2018-08-09 Patrick Waldron 58 Monocacy River 1. Creagerstown Park to Devilbiss Bridge Park High II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2018-08-09 Unidentified Group Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead N/A Other-
Other
Extreme Weather/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2018-08-05 Rosa Spadaro 67 Lehigh 3. Glen Onoko to Bowmanstown High I Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 2018-08-02 Aidan Don 22 Nizina 1. Nizina Glacier to Kennicott River II Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2018-07-27 Angie Anderson 47 Yellowstone River Near Livingston, MT. N/A Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2018-07-21 Michael Scott 35 St Josephs River I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2018-07-16 Vin Davis Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2018-07-15 Unidentified boy 12 Snake River N/A Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2018-07-14 Pete Herbst 67 Payette, S. Fork 4 - The Staircase Run IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2018-07-12 Mark Shirtloff 49 Yellowstone (1. Gardiner to Miner 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2018-07-12 Anna Christa Gdanian 32 Piscataquog Goffstown Low I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
United Kingdom 2018-07-11 Phil?? British River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Asthma Attack Injury Private Read More
edit
NE United States 2018-07-08 Unidentified Women Elkhorn River High I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2018-07-08 Daniel J. Atkinson 38 Sequatchie River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2018-07-07 20 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge High III+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2018-07-03 Deise C. Nagle 56 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2018-07-03 Dugan Flanders 27 Skykomish (1 - Index 1 - Index (Sunset Falls) to Railroad Bridge III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2018-07-03 Kenneth Pollock 50 Provo 06. Deer Creek Reservoir to Vivian Park N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2018-06-30 Unidentified Man 27 Rock River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2018-06-25 Unidentified Man Copper 2. Gulkana R. to Chitina R. N/A Other-
Other
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2018-06-24 James Krofft 22 Licking 1. Newark to Rock Haven Park I Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2018-06-23 Unidentified Man Youghiogheny 2. Top Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2018-06-23 Jarrah Bergeron Winnipesaukee (2. Cross Mill bridge road to Franklin 2. Cross Mill bridge road to Franklin (Lower Winni) Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Shoulder Dislocation Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2018-06-22 Travis Berquist 37 Snake G) Lower Salmon Falls Dam to Bliss Reservoir N/A Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2018-06-19 John Squires 72 American Creek N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2018-06-18 Maci Chavez 5 Rock River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2018-06-17 Alfred Tully 71 Rock Creek (Missoula County) Missoula County) (Middle & West Fork confluence to Clark Fork R. High N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-06-15 Damien Jamal Mayes 25 Yadkin River N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OH United States 2018-06-10 Benjamin Gipson 29 Great Miami River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2018-06-10 Carl Henkel 30 Sandusky River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2018-06-10 Gary Allen Price 61 Shenandoah River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2018-06-09 David J. Glenn 53 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2018-06-09 Donald Wright 64 Spring River Fulton County N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2018-06-09 David Hall 70 Clark Fork High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2018-06-05 Unidentified Man Skykomish 3 - Big Eddy to Monroe II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2018-06-04 Christian Sheetz 46 Arkansas 01. Granite to Numbers Launch Site Medium IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2018-06-04 Unidentified Man Potomac High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2018-06-03 Unidentified Man Clear Creek (05. Green Bay Rock (MM 262.9) to Rigor Mortis 05. Green Bay Rock (MM 262.9) to Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
GA United States 2018-06-02 Alvin Lino 46 Chattahoochee River Columbus Whitewater Park High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 2018-06-02 Unidentified Woman Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III+ Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2018-06-02 Grady and Cash Troyer 9 Grande Ronde (Troy Troy (OR) to Snake River at Heller Bar III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2018-06-01 Gary Allen Price 61 Shenandoah, S. Fork (Elkton (Route 33) to Luray Elkton (Route 33) to Luray (Route 211) N/A Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2018-06-01 Edward Piccola 61 Shenandoah, S. Fork (Bixler's Bridge (Route 675) to Bentonville Bixler's Bridge (Route 675) to Bentonville (Route 613) I Kayak - Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2018-06-01 Robin Early 36 Huron River Near Huron Lake Dam N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IA United States 2018-05-31 Alex Denclau 26 Des Moines River High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2018-05-28 Sharlene Wright Rogue (3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass 3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass (up to 18.3 miles) II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2018-05-27 Edward Conning 65 Rock Creek (Carbon County) Carbon County) (Lake Fork to Red Lodge Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2018-05-26 Molly Superchi 35 Moose 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2018-05-26 Unidentified Man 78 John Day 3. Clarno to Cottonwood III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2018-05-26 Unidentified Man American, Silver Fork Slides, lower section of Dugald Bremmer, not in database Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 2018-05-25 Unidentified Man 39 Delaware River High I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2018-05-25 Cheeyen Yap Delaware Delaware Water Gap - Smithfield Beach to Kittatinny Point Visitors Center I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IA United States 2018-05-22 Charles Kelly 21 Maquoketa Manchester Whitewater Park Medium II Other-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2018-05-21 Chad Newbreast 44 Smith Camp Baker to Eden Bridge High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2018-05-17 Unidentified Man Glade Creek (New River tributary) New River tributary) (Beckley Water Supply Reservoir to the confluence with Pinch Creek N/A Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-05-15 Delmer Melvin "Dale" Garratt 56 French Broad 6. NC Route 251 to Route 1634 II+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2018-05-06 Anthony Cooper 31 Elk River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 2018-05-06 Anthony Brown 28 Rolling Fork River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-05-05 Matthew Ray 20 Green 2. Green Narrows V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-04-28 Burton Greer 34 Linville Linville Falls to Lake James Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-04-25 Unidentified Man South Fork of the Catawba River High N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
edit
China 2018-04-21 17 Unknown Paddlers Taohuajiang River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2018-04-06 Keygan Matlock Driftwood River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2018-04-05 James Ratchford 37 Ellicott Creek Glen Falls - Williamsville IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
New Zealand 2018-03-28 Keith "Chief" Haare 62 Shotover River IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2018-03-18 Mary Keppler 59 Green 2 - Green River Gorge Low III+ Kayak - Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2018-03-03 Maria Noakes 50 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2018-02-27 Cory Wright 35 Paw Paw River N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2018-02-27 Devon Chrismas 24 Grand River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2018-02-13 David Vena 49 Wallkill Walden to route 213 at Sturgeon Pool High II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2018-02-12 Christian Wood 18 James 5. Lower James through Richmond IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2018-02-10 Sam Grafton 25 Snoqualmie, N. Fork (2. Spur 10 Bridge to 428th St. Bridge 2. Spur 10 Bridge to 428th St. Bridge (Ernie's Gorge) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2018-02-04 Tyler Williams Burro Creek N/A Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2018-01-29 Unidentified Man 49 Capilano River High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Ecuador 2018-01-20 Adam Vaughn 22 Abanico River V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2018-01-12 Ryan Flick Tinker's Creek Pleasant Valley (Town of Bedford) to Tinker's reservation High IV+ Other-
Other
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2018-01-11 Seth Smith 27 Kern Mouth of Canyon to Rancheria Road Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-12-17 Dave 48 American, S. Fork (8. The Gorge 8. The Gorge (Greenwood Creek to Folsom Reservoir) Medium III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Inadequate Equipment/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2017-10-14 Unidentified Man Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2017-09-22 Unidentified Man Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead III+ Raft-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2017-09-16 Unidentified Women Hiwassee Reliance to U.S. 411 Bridge Medium II Raft-
Other
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2017-09-03 Ursy Potter Potomac 6. Little Falls Low III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2017-09-03 Luther Lee Key 70 Yadkin River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2017-08-29 Michael Lawrence 61 Wenatchee 1. Lake Wenatchee State Park to Tumwater Campground Low I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2017-08-28 Greg Senior 50 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks Medium V Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2017-08-12 Daniel Hartung 64 Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine IV Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inadequate Equipment/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2017-08-11 William Navarro 48 Payette 1. Upper Main - Banks to Beehive Bend III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-08-03 Luca Chiarabini 47 Kings 1. Middle, S. Fork confluence to Garnet Dike Campground Medium IV Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2017-07-31 James Kent Hobson 64 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) III+ Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-07-18 Unidentified Woman Arkansas 09. Rincon to Pinnacle Rock High III Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
/ Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2017-07-17 Jose F. Loja, 35 Delaware River I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2017-07-16 Unidentified Couple 23 White River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-07-15 Michael Brinks 66 Yampa 05. Deerlodge Park to Echo Park Low II Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2017-07-15 Martin Rinke 63 Matanuska River 1. Lions Head IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2017-07-14 Lee Alan Gebro 44 North Fork Flathead River Medium N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2017-07-12 Thomas Michael Bajo, 68 Rock Creek (Carbon County) Carbon County) (Lake Fork to Red Lodge IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2017-07-11 Charles Stewart 31 Talapaloosa River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2017-07-09 Lawrance Morrissey Ross Run (E.Baumbauer Road High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2017-07-08 Christopher Chapman 48 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2017-07-08 Steve Lippson 40 Hocking River White's Mill Dam in Athens, OH N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2017-07-07 Jeffery Stewart Bitler 54 Talking Rock Creek 1- GA Highway 5 in Blaine to GA Highway 136 II Kayak - Other-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
ON Canada 2017-07-04 Lynn Bartholomew 55 Ottawa River High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WY United States 2017-07-04 Oliver Woodward 21 Snake River N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2017-07-03 Unidentified Man 64 Sacandaga, W. Branch Whitehouse to Sacandaga Campsite III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2017-07-03 Kevin Moak 43 Mohawk IV+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2017-07-01 Perry Ratcliffe Jr. 36 Swatara Creek Near Jonestown, PA High N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2017-06-29 London DeDios, 4 4 Provo 07. Bridalveil High III Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-06-27 William McHarg 64 Cache La Poudre 07. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-06-27 Mark Wier 64 Arkansas 05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge III Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2017-06-26 Arnetta Johnson Youghiogheny 5. Ohiopyle Falls High IV Raft-
Other
High Water/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 2017-06-25 Ernest Lee Wade 59 Collins River High N/A Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NV United States 2017-06-22 Sarah Duncan 32 Truckee 3. Verdi to Mayberry Park N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-06-21 Russell Zieglowsky 52 Taylor River Canyon 01. Taylor Park Reservoir to Almont High N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
VA United States 2017-06-20 Deborah A. Stacil 58 James River I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-06-18 Maximillan Lopez 18 Cache La Poudre 10. Below Filter Plant to Picnic Rock Access N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NM United States 2017-06-11 John McDonough 71 Rio Grande 6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-06-10 Unidentified Man 60 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park High II Inflatable Kayak-
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MA United States 2017-06-08 Unidentified Man Connecticut (Holyoke High I Kayak - Other-
/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-06-08 Stephanie Waggoner 49 Truckee 1. Alpine Meadows Road to Floriston I Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-06-05 Elyssa McCreight 32 Colorado 03. Pumphouse campground to State Bridge (Pumphouse) III Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2017-06-03 Richard Sanders 67 Dead River Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2017-06-03 Linsay Rice 31 Little Salmon 2. Hazard Creek to Salmon River at Riggins High IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2017-06-02 Unidentified 9-year-old boy 9 Chestatee Copper Mine to Lumpkin County Park High I Other-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2017-06-01 Anna Last 29 Nolichucky River Medium N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2017-06-01 Unidentified Man 28 Hudson 1. Indian River to North River Medium IV Raft-
/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 2017-05-30 Cameron Deane 31 Owyhee River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-05-29 Unidentified Woman American, S. Fork (6. Chili Bar 6. Chili Bar (Route 193 to Coloma) High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2017-05-29 Unidentified Man James (3. Snowdon 3. Snowdon (Route 501/130) to Six Mile N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2017-05-28 Jason Smith 34 Tallapoosa River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2017-05-27 Jennifer Bousquet 38 Saco River High I Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-05-27 Unidentified Woman American, S. Fork 7. Coloma to Greenwood Creek High II+ Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-05-27 Shane Joseph Ornelas. 44 Kern (3) Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3 3) Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3 (Upper Kern) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OH United States 2017-05-23 Tyler Webb 28 Scioto O'Shaughnessy Dam - Up River VI Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2017-05-21 Darren Vancil Skykomish, S. Fork 2. Baring to Sunset Falls VI Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2017-05-20 Helen Brandy 25 Ohio River Dashields Lock and Dam N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2017-05-16 Ronald B. Sley 77 Laurel Creek near Damascus, VA Low N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
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NM United States 2017-05-13 Unidenified Men Rio Grande 04. Red River confluence to John Dunn Bridge III+ Inflatable Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
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NM United States 2017-05-11 Daniel Willard 67 Rio Grande 06. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant High III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2017-05-08 James Harson 60 Moyie Meadow Creek to Moyie Falls Dam High III+ Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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ME United States 2017-05-07 Joseph Giffune 25 Nesowadnehunk Stream Little Niagara to Penobscot R. High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2017-05-06 Larry Piefer 60 Pine Creek Ansonia to Blackwell High II Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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AR United States 2017-05-01 Stacy Langford 47 Alum Fork Saline River Below Lake Winona Spillway III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2017-05-01 Unknown Baraboo (Hwy.12 to Hwy.113 Hwy.12 to Hwy.113 (4.5 miles) I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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NC United States 2017-04-30 Unidentified Men Cape Fear Wildlife Road access near Lillington to NC 217 bridge near Erwin High N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2017-04-30 Unidenified Man Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-04-28 Dayton ?? Chico Creek N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2017-04-27 Aaron "Ricky" Norber 65 Buffalo 3) Ponca to Kyles II+ Open Canoe-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2017-04-23 William Farhat Arkansas River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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AZ United States 2017-04-23 Jimmie Blair 69 Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead IV Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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NY United States 2017-04-19 Kirk R. Jones 53 Niagara River Niagara Falls High VI Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2017-04-15 Lawrence Holguin 60 Kern River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2017-04-10 Unidentified family Goose Creek Medium VI Other-
Other
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2017-04-08 Jake Rodriguez 22 Vermilion (Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. (7.7 miles) N/A Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ON Canada 2017-04-07 Thomas Rancourt 8 Muskoka River N/A Open Canoe-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2017-04-06 Wendy Arthur,MD 63 Tellico 3. Bridge below Jared's Knee to Ranger Station High III Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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NC United States 2017-04-04 Unidenified Man Watauga 2/3. NC Route 105 Bridge to US Route 321 Bridge III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
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NC United States 2017-04-02 Isaac Evans Neuse Route 2000 Bridge to US 401 N/A Kayak - Other-
Unknown
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
Italy 2017-03-25 Andrea Faoro 17 Sermenza Middle section (Piaggiona - Boccioleto) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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OR United States 2017-02-12 Scotty Jarrell 38 Umpqua, North Segment 4 High III+ Raft-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
New Zealand 2017-02-03 Ryan Lucas 26 Wairoa River V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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OH United States 2017-01-14 2 Unidentified Men Cuyahoga G. Fitzwater Rd. to Rockside Rd. High I Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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PA United States 2016-12-27 Charles "Chuck" Moore 66 Susquehanna River N/A Kayak - Other-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
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SC United States 2016-11-27 Clay Nash Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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India 2016-10-27 33 Umig River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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AR United States 2016-10-19 Unidentified Woman Ouachita (4) Remmel Dam to I-30 at Malvern 4) Remmel Dam to I-30 at Malvern (6 miles) Medium Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2016-10-16 Seth Burkholder 38 Jones Falls Lake Roland to Round Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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NY United States 2016-10-16 Mariah Mahaney Moose River 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Injury Private Read More
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MA United States 2016-09-04 Unidentified Woman 52 Deerfield (3) Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp 3) Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp (The Dryway) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2016-08-24 Edward J. Williams 74 Winchester Wasteway Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2016-08-19 Unidentified Man Potomac River Near Williamsport, MD I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2016-08-18 Pamela Solomon 54 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-08-11 Jamie Page 25 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
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AK United States 2016-08-07 Joseph Cantler 14 Fortymile, Middle Fork and North Fork Joseph Airstrip to Taylor Hwy Fortymile Bridge Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2016-07-31 Unidentified Woman Lehigh 2. Rockport to Glen Onoko Low Other-
Other
Inexperience/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2016-07-31 Richard Girard 59 Sacramento River 4) Sims Flat Campground to Lake Shasta II Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-07-24 Patrick Kelsall 19 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon Other-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2016-07-23 Richard "Ghost" Arceneaux 43 Pigeon 1. Walter's Power Plant at Waterville to Bridge at Hartford Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2016-07-22 Bourke Dewain Tarbet 45 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Low III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2016-07-19 Mike Olson 46 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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OR United States 2016-07-17 Mark Templeton 57 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2016-07-17 Lorne Speakerworth 47 Yellowstone 3. Clarks Fork Yellowstone R. to Billings, MT Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-07-15 Unidentified Man Cache La Poudre 05. Narrows Picninc Ground to Steven's Gulch Access Medium V Other-
Unknown
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KS United States 2016-07-09 Brian Bergkamp 25 Arkansas River Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-07-05 Lynn Marks 52 Arkansas 03. The Numbers Low Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2016-07-03 Logan Farrell 35 Cherry Creek Upper V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2016-07-03 Sandra Johnson 51 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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CO United States 2016-07-03 Sandra Johnson 52 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Medium N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NH United States 2016-07-02 Justin Smith 36 Androscoggin 1. Errol Rapids Medium III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2016-06-26 Unidentified Woman 30 Winnipesaukee 2. Cross Mill bridge road to Franklin N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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ID United States 2016-06-26 Richard Arave 61 Boise, S. Fork 1. Anderson Ranch Dam to Danskin Bridge Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-06-25 Nate White Daisy Creek 01. 40' Waterfall to confluence with Slate River V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
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WV United States 2016-06-24 Puppies!! Meadow 1. East Rainelle to Russellville Other-
Unknown
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-06-24 Sandy Wolder 63 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2016-06-23 Thomas Harr 68 Salmon 5 - North Fork to Middle Fork II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 2016-06-21 Sandra K. Mills 55 Floyds Fork of the Salt River (Hwy.1526 to Hwy.61/Salt River (Shepherdsville) Hwy.1526 to Hwy.61/Salt River (Shepherdsville) (9.6 miles) I Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2016-06-21 Unidentified Man Weber 4. Hennifer to Taggarts Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-06-20 Unidentified Man Vallecito Creek 01. 1 mile above Vallecito CG V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
MN United States 2016-06-18 Wendy Anderson 63 Root River High I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-06-15 James Abromitis 58 Roaring Fork 02. Slaughterhouse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AR United States 2016-06-12 Kristen Johnson 25 Buffalo ( 5) Pruitt to Hasty 5) Pruitt to Hasty (7 miles) Low I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-06-11 Unidentified Woman Clear Creek 03. Lawson to Idaho Springs High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 2016-06-09 Cheryl Minnehan 69 Kongakut Mountains to Arctic Ocean High III Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2016-06-07 Katrina Anne Meeks 40 Shenandoah 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2016-06-05 Grant Manukynats 29 James 2. Balcony Falls Run Medium III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2016-05-30 Three Unidentified Paddlers Nooksack River Raft-
Other
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2016-05-24 Gina Wright 19 Haw 3. Highway 64 to Jordan Reservoir Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-05-22 Debra Lynn Brymer 61 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
Switzerland 2016-05-18 Robin Ehlinger 29 Aare Boden - Innertkirchen Low IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2016-05-14 Michael Arena 52 Dead Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2016-05-10 Nichole Gaertner Skykomish 3 - Big Eddy to Monroe I Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2016-05-06 Unidentified Man 35 South Platte N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2016-05-04 Keith Thomas 53 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2016-04-27 Chase Holland 30 South Fork Skykomish Baring to Sunset Falls Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2016-04-25 Unidentified Man 24 Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2016-04-17 Unidentified Man Salmon, E. Fork of S. Fork 1 - Vibika Creek to Johnson Creek IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2016-04-16 Clint Mabie 49 Black (D) Narrows Park to Conglomerate Falls D) Narrows Park to Conglomerate Falls (8 miles) Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
New Zealand 2016-04-10 Sean Gary Curtis 20 Whitcombe River Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2016-03-12 Unidentified Man Chattahoochee 8 - Metro Columbus/Phenix City High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2016-02-24 James Ng Palouse River 1. Hooper to Palouse Falls State Park Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2016-01-24 Corey Maleski 26 Rogue (3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass 3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass (up to 18.3 miles) Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2016-01-04 Unidentified Man Chattahoochee 8 - Metro Columbus/Phenix City III Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2015-12-25 Two Unidentified Men 29 Little (3. Eberharts Point 3. Eberharts Point (Chairlift) to Canyon Mouth Campground V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2015-12-18 Eric Bush 59 Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Ecuador 2015-12-02 Taylor Hunt 22 Sardinas Grandes River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2015-11-12 Clark Stanger Guadalupe First Crossing to Common St. Medium II+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
India 2015-11-05 Beth Hume 30 Umngi river V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2015-09-29 Unidentified Couple Wilson Creek B) Route 1328 Bridge to National Forest sign IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2015-09-05 Jordyn Engler 14 Esopus Creek 2) Allaben Portal to Phoenicia Medium III Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2015-08-30 Unidentified Man 55 Wisconsin (D) Wausau Slalom Course D) Wausau Slalom Course (0.35 mile modified natural channel) Medium II+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2015-08-15 Brayden Biggs 4 Rogue, North Fork (2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge 2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge (Takilma Gorge) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2015-08-02 Shane Dearden 46 Clark Fork 2. Alberton Put In to Fish Creek Low Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2015-07-26 Tim Meyers 50 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2015-07-21 Jeffrey Standish 58 White Salmon 4 - BZ Corner to Buck Creek III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 2015-07-20 Unidentified Man Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2015-07-12 Gary McClung 23 Buffalo ( 2) Boxley to Ponca 2) Boxley to Ponca (6.1 miles) I Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 2015-07-10 Doris Rake 45 Delaware River Bulls Island near Stockton, NJ I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MN United States 2015-07-07 Asher Bloom 16 Basswood River High Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-07-03 Daniel Cheong 20 Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 2015-07-02 Carter Worthington 53 Little Pigeon, Middle Prong (The Greenbrier) The Greenbrier) (3. Porter's Creek Confluence to Hwy 73 Low N/A Open Canoe-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2015-06-30 Will Verbeke, Bryant Morgan 12 Little Androscoggin Bryant Pond to Tubbs School High III Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2015-06-27 Edgar Castro 20 Trinity River High Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2015-06-27 Steven Hembree 62 Liganore Creek Monocracy tributary Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2015-06-27 Unidentified man Susquehanna River I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
NM United States 2015-06-26 Randy Flaming 54 Rio Grande 6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant High Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 2015-06-24 John Cookson 17 Villiage Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-06-23 Ricky Zinter 34 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2015-06-23 Sean Hiebel 24 Maumee River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-06-21 Steven Kelley 23 Arkansas 12. Pueblo Whitewater Park High III Other-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2015-06-21 Carson Bonar 14 Little Beaver Creek 1. Lusk Lock to Beaver Creek State Park VI Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-06-21 Jerry Young 63 Fryingpan 02. Taylor Creek to Basalt High Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2015-06-21 Unidentified Woman Stoneycreek River High I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
MO United States 2015-06-20 Ashley Brinkley 30 Sac River High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-06-20 Joseph Goodwin 21 South Platte 06. Near Union Avenue Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-06-16 Jose Soto 56 Animas 08. Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2015-06-16 Unidentified Men DuPage (Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Story St. Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Story St. (up to 10.2 miles) High I Raft-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2015-06-15 Eugene Lamb 37 Rogue (1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam 1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam (up to 31.6 miles) II Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2015-06-15 Unidentified woman Big Darby Creek High Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2015-06-14 Unidentified Man 75 Hudson River The Glen to Warrensburg Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-06-10 Drake Durkee 11 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-06-09 Unidentified Woman Eagle River 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2015-06-08 Unidentified Man 30 Flathead, North Fork 1. Canadian Border to Blankenship Bridge Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2015-06-04 Adam Ericksen, Charles McLynch 27 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AZ United States 2015-06-02 Morgan Heimer 22 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2015-05-31 Brian Niedermeyer 42 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 2015-05-26 Edgar Castro Trinity River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2015-05-23 Joshua Reed 29 Trinity River Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-05-22 Michelle Math 47 Clear Creek 05. Green Bay Rock (MM 262.9) to Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) Medium IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MD United States 2015-05-22 Unidentified Man Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2015-05-17 Patrick Lusk 27 Salmon 7 - Vinegar Creek to Riggins Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2015-05-15 Logan Jauernigg 20 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2015-05-12 Chris Danko 35 Boulder Creek, South 03. Gross Mountain Res to Eldorado State Park High Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2015-04-26 Travis Albin 38 Sultan River 2. Powerhouse to Fishing Access Medium IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2015-04-25 Dakota Brett Crandall 25 Big Wills Creek High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2015-04-20 Lori Turner 54 Sipsey River County Route 60 (Sipsey Recreational Area) to State Route 33 Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Slovenia 2015-04-12 Conor Keleghan Soca River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2015-04-12 Denis Brown 63 White Salmon (2 - Trout Lake to Green Truss Bridge 2 - Trout Lake to Green Truss Bridge (Farmlands) Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2015-04-10 Joe Bruno South Sauty Creek Intersection of County Roads 43 and 56 to Bucks Pocket Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CT United States 2015-04-01 Unidentified Man Natchaug Diana's Pool, England Road to Route 198 IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2015-03-28 Holdeen Cushing-Murray 52 Nooksack, N. Fork 3 - Douglas Fir Campground to Mt. Baker Highway milepost 27 N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2015-03-18 Michael Davila 20 Youghiogheny 5. Ohiopyle Falls Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2015-03-14 Ted Engelhardt Belson Creek Near Ripley, NY High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2015-03-11 Guillaume "Frenchie" Bonnot. 36 Camp Creek Camp Creek State Forest to Bluestone River High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
New Zealand 2015-03-11 Louise Jull 26 Kaituna River Lower V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CT United States 2015-03-01 Unidentified Man Housatonic 3. Bulls Bridge Dam to Power Plant Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2015-02-13 Jonathan Mellon 33 Redwood Creek Lacks Creek to Orick Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2015-02-08 Thomas Shepard 65 Rogue (Jericho Avenue to West River Drive Jericho Avenue to West River Drive (5.4 miles) I Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2015-01-31 Unknown Man Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2015-01-25 Samantha Dweck 24 Eel 4) Dos Rios to Alderpoint I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Italy 2014-12-20 Simone C. Vara Vizza-Brugnato Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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PA United States 2014-12-08 Unidentified Man Crooked Creek I Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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AZ United States 2014-12-07 Tim Cahill 71 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV+ Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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SC United States 2014-12-07 David Bazemore Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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WA United States 2014-11-30 Xavier A. Engle 27 Stillaguamish, S. Fork (3 - Verlot to Granite Falls 3 - Verlot to Granite Falls (Robe Canyon Run) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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Chile 2014-11-13 Juan Antonio de Ugarte Nilahue River V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Ireland 2014-11-13 Shane Murphy 21 River Inchavore High V Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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Chile 2014-11-13 Juan Antonio de Ugarte 35 Rio de Lago Ranco Nilahue V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2014-10-12 Lisa Sayaka Nakamaru 20 Putah Creek (Lake Berryessa Lake Berryessa (Monticello Dam) to Lake Solano Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2014-09-13 Gary Brown 50 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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WY United States 2014-09-04 Gerald Skinner 80 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) III Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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ID United States 2014-09-01 Scott Hart 26 Snake River Jefferson County N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-08-19 Beth McVay 38 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon V Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
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AK United States 2014-08-11 Rob Kehrer 44 Tana River High III Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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MT United States 2014-08-11 Darien Latty 22 Yellowstone River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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OR United States 2014-08-02 Daniel D. Lowry 62 Deschutes 03. Big River Campground to Benham Falls Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-07-28 William Forshey 54 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista Low III Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2014-07-28 Matthew Kaliszewsk 33 Elk Creek (2. Lincoln Falls 2. Lincoln Falls (PA Route 154) to Loyalsock Creek High I Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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NY United States 2014-07-26 Unidentified Man Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
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MT United States 2014-07-25 Tristan Iverson 3 Bitterroot River Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-07-24 Mary Johnson 57 Arkansas 02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site Low Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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IA United States 2014-07-20 Andrea Zimmermann 29 Wapsipinicon River None N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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MT United States 2014-07-18 Charles P. McJunkin. 81 Stilllwater River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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WY United States 2014-07-13 Donna Viehman 63 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) I Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-07-12 Eric W. Summers 42 Arkansas 07. Stone Bridge to Salida Medium III Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-07-11 Jonathan Kennedy 40 Arkansas Arkansas (02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site) V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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NY United States 2014-07-07 Unidentified Boy 14 Schroon Warrensburg to Thurman Station Other-
Equipment Trap
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More
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PA United States 2014-07-05 Jody Walker 50 Delaware River High I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2014-07-04 Roland Richmond 58 Susquehanna River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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MD United States 2014-06-29 Paul K. Hare 21 Gunpowder Falls 2 - Prettyboy Dam to Falls Road Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Planning/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-06-28 Amanda Taylor 31 Arkansas 07. Stone Bridge to Salida Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2014-06-27 Joseph R. Kane 50 Salmon (9 - Hammer Creek to Snake River confluence 9 - Hammer Creek to Snake River confluence (Lower Gorge) High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 2014-06-27 Jerry Reisinger 41 Conewago Creek Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2014-06-24 Delores Johnson 45 French Broad River High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2014-06-23 Tom Osbourne McMurray 63 Arkansas 08. Salida to Rincon Raft-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-06-22 Patrick Ward Rio Grande 01. Rio Grande Res. to 12 miles above Creede High IV Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
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MD United States 2014-06-20 Tom McEwan 66 Potomac (Great Falls Great Falls (Fish Ladder) V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-06-16 James Paul Sizemore 44 Roaring Fork 02. Slaughterhouse High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2014-06-14 Christopher Sevilla 44 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MD United States 2014-06-13 Unidentified Man Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
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AZ United States 2014-06-11 Unidentified man 43 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-06-10 Van Hodges 48 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-06-09 Unidentified Woman Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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CA United States 2014-06-09 34 San Joaquin, Middle Fork Devils Postpile Nat'l Monument to Mammoth Pool Reservoir Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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ID United States 2014-06-08 Andrew Gray 35 Salmon 8 - Riggins to White Bird High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-06-07 Kenneth Barkley 41 Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High II Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AZ United States 2014-06-06 Hans Uhl 43 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2014-06-04 Rebecca Knight 26 Cache La Poudre 09. Pineview Falls to Bridges Take-out High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2014-05-31 Uriah Scaffer 39 Crystal 03. Marble to Redstone High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2014-05-25 Brittany Ann Baird 25 Clarion River High Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2014-05-25 Curtis Martin 19 West Branch Susquehanna River High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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WA United States 2014-05-25 James Bryant 33 Skykomish (1 - Index 1 - Index (Sunset Falls) to Railroad Bridge High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
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WA United States 2014-05-23 Steve Revier 41 Klickitat 2 - Leidl Campground to Klickitat Springs III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2014-05-21 Jeremy Deemer 26 Lehigh River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2014-05-19 8 unidentified tubers James River N/A Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
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PA United States 2014-05-17 Joe Karlavige Mehoopany Creek Stony Brook TO LR65006 in Mehoopany High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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OR United States 2014-05-15 Jake? Rogue, North Fork (2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge 2. Woodruff Bridge to River Bridge (Takilma Gorge) IV+ Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2014-05-11 Elliott Mullings 21 Grass 1. Lampsons Falls to Downerville High VI Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2014-05-11 Donna Bailey 58 Chemung River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2014-05-03 Cameron Buerger, Marty Stanaford, 20 Ohio River Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2014-05-01 Robert Rosenburg 60 White Salmon 4 - BZ Corner to Buck Creek IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2014-04-26 Michael Huggins 64 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2014-04-24 Jedidiah Selby 24 Calfkiller River Dam near Main Street, Sparta, TN N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2014-04-19 Dinesh Sudhakar-Uckoo 26 Fox River Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2014-04-17 Unidentified Man 35 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
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WV United States 2014-04-13 5 unidentified rafters Cheat (2. 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge IV Raft-
Other
Inexperience/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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IN United States 2014-04-06 Enrique Quinonez 27 Flatrock (N. of confluence w/Driftwood In Downtown Columbus, Indiana I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2014-03-30 Mike and Cory Saluda 4 - Lake Murray Dam to Broad/Congaree confluence Low Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2014-03-18 Curtis Joyce 31 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2014-03-09 John D. Wilburn 30 Smith, S. Fork Bridge near Big Flat Campground to confluence with Middle Fork V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2014-03-01 Edward Aaron Heberling, Jr. W Branch Susquehanna Clearfield County High I Kayak - Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2014-02-23 Xao Le, Cong Le 44 Coosa CR 213 or the dam to River Road I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2014-02-22 Lawrence Paul Graham, 67 Chetco (2) Craggie Creek to South Fork 2) Craggie Creek to South Fork (Chetco Gorge) Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2014-01-21 Unidentified Man Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2014-01-14 Brian Ginsburg Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2014-01-12 Two Unidentified Men Obed 4. Obed Junction to Nemo IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2013-11-25 Gary Adkins 36 New 11. Sandstone to McCreery Low II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2013-11-21 Alison Webb 54 Palouse River Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2013-11-16 Dave Farkas Animas 06. Bakers Box Low N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2013-10-30 Eric Metz 47 Shenango River Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2013-10-13 Brent Austin Russell Fork (Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout (4 miles) N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2013-09-25 Mary Simpson 67 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2013-09-14 Craig Lyons Dolores River 01. Rico to McPhee Reservoir Medium II Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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NC United States 2013-09-01 David Cunningham 30 Pigeon Confluence East-West Fork to New Hepco Bidge High Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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CA United States 2013-08-25 Joshua Foster Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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TN United States 2013-08-25 Katherine Tyler Luna 36 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MD United States 2013-08-24 Lou Peterson 65 Potomac, North Branch 4. Barnum, WV to Bloomington, MD Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2013-08-24 Marnita McGruder Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 2013-08-15 Davin Harrison 20 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High II Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2013-08-15 Alyssa Huffstutler 19 Warrior, Locust Fork 2) US 231/79 to Nectar Bridge Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2013-08-14 Unidentified male 16 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station High IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ON Canada 2013-08-10 Erhard Fenzl 73 Lake Superior Pukaskwa National Park III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2013-08-09 Justin Sigman 30 Williamson Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2013-08-03 unidentified couple Flat River Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2013-07-27 Dorit Hillmann 54 McCloud Fowler Camp to McCloud Reservoir N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2013-07-26 Maj StormoGipson 57 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MO United States 2013-07-20 Paul F. Dart 28 Meremac River Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2013-07-17 Steven Boyd Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) Low IV Other-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2013-07-15 Ralph Neal Head 64 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge III Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2013-07-14 Steven Hoyer 57 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) Low IV Other-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2013-07-12 Stephen Harrison 41 Stillwater River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2013-07-11 Shannon Christy 23 Potomac (3. Great Falls 3. Great Falls (Center Lines) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2013-07-08 Hope F. Stoeckel 69 James River High Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2013-07-07 3 Inner Tubers Alcovy 3- Factory Shoals High Other-
Other
High Water/ Other Injury Private Read More
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IL United States 2013-07-07 Shane Ekin 40 Rock River Rockton Dam N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2013-07-06 Robert Vega 22 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 2013-07-04 Scott Bradfield 36 Pigeon, Big East Fork 2. Skinny Dip to US 276 Bridge V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2013-06-30 Many People Bitterroot River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2013-06-25 Kelly Keller Jefferson River Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2013-06-25 Joslyn Sage Farrell 6 Bitterroot River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2013-06-19 Thomas Patrick Hill 51 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium N/A Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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MD United States 2013-06-15 Daniel Deamond Gunpowder Falls 4 - Lower Loch Raven Dam to Route 1 II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2013-06-14 Sean Martin 29 Lackawaxen Above Delaware confluence High II Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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MI United States 2013-06-13 Oliver Dixon 47 Clinton (W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) River Bends Park to Heritage Park (22 mile to Hall Rd, aka M-59) High II Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2013-06-11 Dean Vliet & Brandon Whitmore, Pocono Creek (Tannersville (PA Route 715) to Stroudsburg Tannersville (PA Route 715) to Stroudsburg (Main St.) High Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2013-06-05 Eric Weigel 22 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2013-05-27 Steven Monton 47 Sixmile Zig Zag Rapid, just below Suckhole High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2013-05-25 Kenneth E. Tyson 54 Wenatchee (2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth 2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth (Tumwater Canyon) Medium IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2013-05-23 Betty Rose 61 Amicalola Creek Upper Medium II Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2013-05-20 Moises Dieguez James 5. Lower James through Richmond Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
VT United States 2013-05-07 Jeremy Cass New Haven 2. West Lincoln to Rte. 116 bridge IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2013-05-06 Sally Sairs 79 Buffalo ( 3) Ponca to Kyles 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles) Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2013-04-17 Kristle Volin 25 South Fork Coquille River Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2013-04-11 Unidentified Man 57 Stillwater Creek Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2013-04-07 Liza Gould 46 Green 1 - Headworks to Kanaskat-Palmer State Park High III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2013-04-06 Two Unidentified Men Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
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NC United States 2013-03-29 Isaac Levinson 25 Raven Fork 2. Enloe Creek Trail to Big Cove Road V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Extreme Weather/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2013-03-23 Dirk Bradford 39 Indian Creek (Feather trib) Feather trib) (Near Crescent Mills to Spanish Creek V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL Mexico 2013-03-15 Gerd Serrasolses 24 Rio Tulijá (Agua Azul) V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2013-03-11 Steve Senior 65 Little River 1. Bridge at Elkmont to Sinks Low IV Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2013-03-09 Jim McComb 64 East Verde US Route 87 to Verde River confluence High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2013-02-03 Tommy Clapp Big Creek FR221/Peavine Road to US64 Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2013-01-16 Matt Todhunter Little Possum Creek Low V Open Canoe-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2013-01-11 Kaitlin Kenney 21 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Argentina 2012-12-24 Diego Rodriguez 43 Casa De Piedra High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2012-12-10 Shelbi Danielle Arno 39 Clear Creek (2) Whiskeytown Reservoir to Sacramento Valley Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2012-09-30 Unidentified Woman 49 Nantahala 2.Upper, Route 1310 Bridge to Hwy. 19 Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2012-09-28 Peter Thompson 19 Cheakamus River Upper section south of Whistler, BC V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2012-09-27 Tamara Blake 53 Hudson 1. Indian River to North River Low III Raft-
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NH United States 2012-09-19 Alan Panebaker 29 Pemigewasset 1) Profile Lake thru Franconia Notch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2012-09-17 Unidentified Man Eagle 3. Bridge to Bridge Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2012-09-15 Todd Hunter Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2012-09-11 Jeff West 42 Stikine River Canyon VI Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2012-08-28 Jeremiah Dale Eatherton 16 McKenzie 1. Clear Lake to Carmen Reservoir II Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ON Canada 2012-08-20 Thang Duc Ngo 28 Ottawa River Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 2012-08-08 Fern Johnson 60 Eagle 4. Lower: Military Stretch Medium Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2012-08-08 Mark Fackler Menominee (A) Piers Gorge: Niagara to Hwy.8 A) Piers Gorge: Niagara to Hwy.8 (0.5-2.9 miles) Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 2012-08-05 Sharie Smith 50 Deschutes (F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Bend) V Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2012-08-04 Michael Danovsky 39 Wolf (F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls (5.96 miles) ** Access Fee ** Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2012-08-02 Lisa Ann Keating 44 South Fork Snake River Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2012-08-01 Chris Schwer 27 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2012-08-01 Mariati Tani 41 Tuolumne (4) Lumsden Campground 4) Lumsden Campground (Merals Pool) to Wards Ferry Bridge IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2012-07-28 Modestus Joseph Cushman Jr. 73 Swan Bigfork Dam to Bigfork Powerhouse Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2012-07-28 Andrew Barrie 50 Kettle River High Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2012-07-24 James Fredrick Wilson 50 Flathead, Middle Fork 1. Schafer Meadows to Bear Creek Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2012-07-19 Ronald Mongini 66 Rogue (6. Foster Bar to Gold Beach 6. Foster Bar to Gold Beach (options to 33.7 miles) Medium Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2012-07-15 Unidentified Man American, Middle Fork (1) Tunnel Run: Oxbow Bend 1) Tunnel Run: Oxbow Bend (Ralston Afterbay) to Drivers Flat Road Medium Raft-
Other
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
SC United States 2012-07-14 Michael Dorris 58 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2012-07-13 Don Griffiths 63 Payette, N. Fork 3. The Cabarton Run III Open Canoe-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2012-07-09 David Brewer 46 North Platte 4- Casper Whitewater Park III Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2012-07-08 Neil Albright 49 Clark Fork 2. Alberton Put In to Fish Creek Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2012-07-07 Lina Maria Vergara Castaneda 20 Wolf (F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls (5.96 miles) ** Access Fee ** IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AB Canada 2012-07-02 Brad Kuhln Bow River Harvie Passage in Calgary, AB High N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2012-06-30 Nichole Pomeroy 16 Umpqua, N. 2. Idleyld Park to confluence with S. Umpqua Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2012-06-24 Brenda Reiner 57 Flathead, Middle Fork 3. Moccasin Creek to West Glacier Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2012-06-24 Mary Cretney-Thibeault 50 Kicking Horse River High IV Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2012-06-24 Jack Bennett 31 Stillwater 2. Buffalo Jump public access to Cliff Swallow public access N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2012-06-17 Tracy Ruby 45 Payette, S. Fork 3. Swirly Canyon III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2012-06-17 Edwin Rutkowski 68 McKenzie River 3. Olallie Campground to Leaburg Dam III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2012-06-16 Jennifer Watson 38 Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2012-06-06 Harold Vaughan 21 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2012-06-03 Jonathan Boling 34 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2012-05-31 Bam Margera 33 Eagle Creek Skoonichuck Falls to Columbia River Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2012-05-26 Eddie Ramsey 59 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2012-05-19 Julia Fallin French Broad 9. Barnard to Hot Springs Medium III Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2012-05-16 Bradley Alexander 41 New 12. McCreery to Thurmond High III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2012-05-12 Drew Nielson 61 Green 2 - Green River Gorge IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2012-05-06 Stan Decker 59 American, N. Fork 3. Chamberlain Falls: Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Yankee Jims Road Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2012-04-29 Darrin Rennee 45 Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium IV Raft-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 2012-04-28 Heather Bonser Bishop 39 Chetco River Near Brookings, OR High Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2012-04-21 Mark McCoy 29 Salmon 2 - Stanley to Old Sunbeam Dam III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2012-04-17 Daniel Kuhn 24 Chehalis 1 - West Fork to Pe Ell Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2012-04-17 Jason Moore 38 New 13. Thurmond to Cunard Medium Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2012-04-15 Unidentified Man Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium Raft-
Health Problem
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
Colombia 2012-03-06 Mark Hentze 37 Santo Domingo Other-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2012-01-28 Nicholas Herr 24 Susquehanna River High Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2012-01-08 Bob Norr 20 Blackwater Blackwater Falls to North Fork Confluence Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2011-10-16 William De Angelis 62 Moose 2. Lower: Rock Island to Fowlersville Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2011-10-15 Unknown Man Moose 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2011-10-12 Joseph Grudger 19 Lewis, E. Fork (2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls 2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls (Falls Section) Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2011-09-27 Tammy Paczweski 40 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2011-09-22 Shawna Thomas 51 Flathead, North Fork 1. Canadian Border to Blankenship Bridge Low III Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2011-09-18 Gary Aus 64 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2011-09-07 David ? 16 Patapsco Woodstock to Elkridge II Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-09-06 Joyce Dalton 57 American River I Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CT United States 2011-09-03 Kenneth Wallace 54 Housatonic 3. Bulls Bridge Dam to Power Plant III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-09-02 William Martindale 58 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) IV Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-09-02 Robert Francis Nynam 68 Rogue (5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) (34 miles) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2011-09-02 Holly Ward Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2011-08-28 Dr. Peter Engel 53 Croton River Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2011-08-14 Boyce Greer 55 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-08-12 Unidentified Man 29 Deschutes River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2011-08-07 Michael McDonald 34 Lehigh 4. PA Rte 435 to Canal Park, Allentown High II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-08-07 Allen Satcher 28 Cherry Creek Upper V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2011-07-31 Lance Girard Eau Claire River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2011-07-25 Carla Jo Davenport 41 Spring (Mammoth Spring to Hardy Mammoth Spring to Hardy (15 miles) Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-07-24 Oscar Alvarez 24 Kern 3) Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3 Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2011-07-23 Wendy Maness 35 Maury Rockbridge Baths to James River Low Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-07-18 Chris Goodnough Oh Be Joyful Creek 01. Ankle Breaker to Beaver Ponds Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Darkness/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2011-07-16 Judy Brown New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Low Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
KS United States 2011-07-15 Dr. Ryan Moore 36 Kansas River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-07-14 Nathan Warren 27 American, N. Fork 0.5 Royal Gorge: Soda Springs Road to Tadpole Creek V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-07-14 William Keen 50 Blue 02. Blue River Campground to FR 2400 High Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-07-12 Daniele Tira 33 Dinkey Creek 3. Ross Creek Trail to confluence of NF Kings High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2011-07-11 Dick Chijiok 34 Little (3. Elbow to the 'Y' 3. Elbow to the 'Y' (Townsend) Low I Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2011-07-09 Michael Smith 47 Susquehanna River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2011-07-07 Jim Sawyer 77 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2011-07-05 Maccine Viola Smith 70 Blackfoot Scotty Brown Bridge to Johnsrud Park High II Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2011-07-04 Lyvben Gankova 47 Cle Elum 2 - Salmon La Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir II Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-07-03 Kevin Bair 26 Mineral Creek, South 01. Above South Mineral CG V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2011-07-03 Sharon G. Hughes 69 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WY United States 2011-07-02 Unidentified Boy 4 Green Green River Lakes to Tepee Creek High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2011-07-02 Wendy Broadhead Green (1- Flaming Gorge to Lodore 1- Flaming Gorge to Lodore (CO) Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2011-07-01 Daniel S. Smith 22 Cypress Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2011-06-30 Jaymond W. Brasher 47 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2011-06-29 Keegan S. Ginther 29 Lochsa 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2011-06-27 Stephen Forster 19 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-06-26 Robert McKenzie Bridal Veil Creek Bridal Veil Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2011-06-26 Cami Oburn 34 Boise, Middle Fork Barber Flat to confluence with Boise River at Troutdale Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-06-25 John Novak 31 Eagle 04. Riverbend bus stop to Edwards IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-06-23 Frank Diskin 69 Cache La Poudre 07. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-06-22 Patrick Bush 66 Eagle 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop Low IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AB Canada 2011-06-21 Simon Davidson 20 Red Creek V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2011-06-19 Andrew Silvershein 14 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-06-19 Adam G. Mola 23 Kings River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-06-18 Tyler Minton 17 Yuba (B) Englebright Dam to Parks Bar B) Englebright Dam to Parks Bar (Hwy 20) High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-06-17 Susan Pyeatt-Terpening 65 Colorado River Near Radium Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2011-06-16 Brad Davis 47 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2011-06-16 Christopher Johnson 33 Yellowstone (1. Gardiner to Miner 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-06-16 Curtis Walters 52 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista High Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 2011-06-15 Michael Romo 41 Susquehanna River Dock Street Dam, Harrisburg, PA Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-06-13 Minh Tu Quang Nguyen, Scott Neacato 22 Kern 7) Mouth of canyon to Lake Ming High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2011-06-09 James J. Waring Jr 39 Colorado 18. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2011-06-08 Sean Arnett 28 Grand River High I Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2011-06-08 Sue Ann Apolinar 38 Arkansas 05. FISHERMAN'S BRIDGE ACCESS TO STONE BRIDGE ACCESS IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 2011-06-05 Jay McElroy 36 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
GA United States 2011-06-03 Anna VanHorn 9 Chattahoochee 5 - Middle Hooch - Buford Dam to Highway 20 High II Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
IN United States 2011-06-01 Unidentified Boy 1 Whitewater River Metamora, IN to Elizabethtown, OH I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2011-05-31 Nathan Daniel Ellison 13 Provo 3. Deer Creek Reservoir to Utah Lake High I Other-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2011-05-31 Shirley Palmer 73 Green 4- Ouray to Green River Town High III Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2011-05-28 Angelo Zotto 71 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2011-05-28 Randy A. Eroen 35 Lochsa 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2011-05-25 Laura Enquist 14 Kettle River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-05-23 Robert Desmarais 65 Owyhee 3. Three Forks to Rome Medium Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MI United States 2011-05-22 John Przydatek 16 Huron River High N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2011-05-21 Jason Whipkey 31 Youghiogheny 6. Lower High III Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2011-05-21 Harry David Orr 60 Mahoning Creek High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2011-05-21 Damon Jaroslawski 30 Huron River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2011-05-18 Pamela Boyko 53 Lehigh River Medium Open Canoe-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2011-05-16 Mary Patricia Plochowietz 68 Smith Camp Baker to Eden Bridge High I Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 2011-05-15 Tony Evans 61 Cumberland, Big South Fork Station Camp to Lake Cumberland IV+ Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-05-08 Unidentified man Kern River Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ND United States 2011-05-06 Cory Berger 23 Apple Creek High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2011-05-06 Jeremy Sanders 30 Mulberry (1) Wolf Pen Recreation Area to Redding Campground 1) Wolf Pen Recreation Area to Redding Campground (12 miles) High Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2011-04-30 Two unidentifled paddlers Bear (Petoskey: Sheridan Street to Lake Petoskey: Sheridan Street to Lake (1.15 mile) IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Shoulder Dislocation Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2011-04-30 Ronald Roth 67 Black River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2011-04-21 Donald Smith 45 Blackwater, North Fork Rt. 219 to confluence with Blackwater River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2011-04-19 David Pritchett 48 Big Walnut Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2011-04-17 Nicholas Kozemko 24 Catharine Creek Near Veteran, NY Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
KY United States 2011-04-13 Tim Godfrey 29 Cumberland, Big South Fork (Station Camp to Blue Heron, KY Station Camp to Blue Heron, KY (19 miles) High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2011-04-03 Paul Malone 23 New 10. Bluestone Dam to Sandstone High Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-03-26 Warren Moran 59 McKenzie 4. Leaburg Dam to Hayden Bridge Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-03-21 Tyler Bradt 25 Abiqua Falls V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-03-20 Jason Craig 17 Dry Creek Near Marysville, CA Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2011-03-11 Jesse Coombs Abiqua Falls V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2011-02-19 Matthew Miller 16 Walnut Creek None Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2011-01-11 Scott Foster 42 Colorado 11. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2011-01-01 Porpon (Paul) Pichanusakorn 27 Tellico 2. Bridge above Bald River to bridge below Jared's Knee High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Chile 2010-12-12 Unidentified Man Rio Turbio Upper Section IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
Congo, DRC 2010-12-07 Hendrik Coetzee 35 Lukugu (White Nile) flat water area below the rapids Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Costa Rica 2010-11-01 Chad Swenson Unknown Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-10-13 Woman & Children American, N. Fork Other-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2010-10-13 Alexander Gillespie 51 Little (Cape Fear trib) Cape Fear trib) (Morrison Bridge to Ft.Bragg High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2010-10-10 Mark Hanna 55 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2010-10-03 Michael J. McCormick 54 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
CT United States 2010-10-01 James Lind 46 Norwalk Bridge in Cannondale to Mouth High VI Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2010-10-01 Carl Schneider 35 Blackwater Blackwater Falls to North Fork Confluence High Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2010-09-30 Unidentified Man Beaver 1. Moshier Section Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2010-09-20 Matt Haynes 21 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2010-09-19 Jie An Yang 25 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 2010-09-15 Rodney Dial 50 Brushy Creek Chisolm Trail Rd to CR 122 (Red Bud Ln) High N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2010-09-05 Sheldon Cross 63 McKenzie River 3. Olallie Campground to Leaburg Dam Medium Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2010-09-05 Autumn Lee 33 McKenzie 4. Leaburg Dam to Hayden Bridge N/A Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2010-09-04 Jerry Pohlman 68 Missouri River Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2010-09-02 Robert Merrill 49 South Fork Snake River Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-08-29 Susan Marie Kaiser 37 Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Turkey 2010-08-28 Cerys Potter 9 Dalaman Cayi river III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
KY United States 2010-08-17 Bryce Hood 18 Cumberland, Big South Fork Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2010-08-02 Cassie Conley 20 Boise Barber Dam to Ann Morrison Park Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2010-08-02 Joseph Glasser; Kelly Glasser 49 Jordan Utah Lake to Rose Park VI Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2010-08-01 Kayla Broughton 19 Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine V Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2010-07-30 Unidentified Man 16 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) III+ Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2010-07-26 Andrew Gardner 9 Salmon 2 - Stanley to Old Sunbeam Dam Raft-
Equipment Trap
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2010-07-24 Joel Fegarido 46 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Low III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2010-07-21 Janet Ann Keck 67 Guadalupe First Crossing to Common St. Low II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Italy 2010-07-20 Branka Stulic Noce River Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2010-07-20 Unidentified Man James 5. Lower James through Richmond Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-07-18 Lilly Morales 11 Clear Creek (Sacramento trib.) Sacramento trib.) (2) Whiskeytown Reservoir to Sacramento Valley Low VI Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2010-07-16 Russelle Yap 17 Skykomish 3 - Big Eddy to Monroe Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2010-07-14 Chantelle Oakes 25 North Platte 4- Casper Whitewater Park Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-07-11 Kimberly Appelson 23 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista Medium Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-07-10 Unidentified Man 41 Yuba, S. Fork F) Route 49 to Bridgeport IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2010-07-10 J.R. Campbell 28 San Marcos San Marcos City Park to Westerfield Crossing Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2010-07-09 Bill Weaver Deschutes (F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village F. Lava Island Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Bend) Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2010-07-07 Ryan Warner 9 Shenandoah, N. Fork (Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns (Route 730) N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OK United States 2010-06-27 Aaron Reed 24 Mountain Fork (2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 (3 miles) Open Canoe-
Unknown
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SD United States 2010-06-27 Jeremy Rogers, 38 Belle Fourche River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-06-25 Milton Crosby 79 Arkansas 08. Salida to Rincon High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2010-06-24 Michael W. Blankartz 28 Spokane Post Falls Dam to State Line Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-06-23 Patrick Bush 66 Eagle 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop Low IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Physical Trauma Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-06-21 Grady L. Singletary 47 Kaweah Park Boundary/ Gateway to Dinley Bridge Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
IN United States 2010-06-19 Fred DiGenova 43 Eel River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-06-16 Unidentified 9 y.o. boy American, S. Fork (6. Chili Bar 6. Chili Bar (Route 193 to Coloma) High N/A Raft-
/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-06-14 Thomas James 53 Brush Creek Rincon Camp to Kern River Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-06-14 Dr. Leon Wescombe 29 Cosumnes, Middle Fork FS Route 9N60 to Mt. Aukum Road Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2010-06-12 Lawrence Evero 47 Colorado (09. Cisco 09. Cisco (Rose Ranch) to Moab Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ND United States 2010-06-12 Unidentified Man Kettle River N/A Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-06-12 David Luck 39 Arkansas 02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site High Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-06-10 Victoria Hernandez 13 Clear Creek 03. Lawson to Idaho Springs High Raft-
Other
High Water/ Other Injury Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2010-06-09 James Dewhurst 55 Rock Creek (Missoula County) Missoula County) (Middle & West Fork confluence to Clark Fork R. Raft-
Equipment Trap
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-06-05 William Spang 48 Eagle 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2010-06-04 Michael Fitzpatrick 59 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2010-06-03 Allen Brisson 22 Tuckasegee Section 3. Dillsboro to Rt. 1392 Medium II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-05-30 Robert Reiter 20 Piedra 02. 1st Fork Bridge to Lower Piedra CG Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2010-05-26 Nikki Innes 22 Arkansas 10. Pinnacle Rock Launch to Parkdale Launch Medium Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OK United States 2010-05-24 Derek Richardson 35 Arkansas High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2010-05-22 Adam Stapleton 32 Salt Creek High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2010-05-22 Dave ?? Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2010-05-15 Tom Bonafini 59 Stonycreek River 3 - Stony Canyon Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2010-05-10 Two Unidentified Boys 20 Russell Fork (Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Other-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2010-05-04 Ryan Schultz 22 Shenandoah Route 50 to Route 7 Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 2010-05-03 Robert Archer 55 Green River High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SD United States 2010-04-28 Unidentified Man 40 Belle Fourche River Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
edit
United Kingdom 2010-04-28 Simon Fletcher 19 River Tay Grandtully High Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2010-04-25 Mikah Grant 29 North Chickamauga Creek 3. Bowater Parking Area to Hwy 27 High Raft-
Other
High Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2010-04-24 2 Unidentified Men 20 Virgin, N. Fork Zion Narrows Medium Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2010-04-12 Unidentified boy 5 Dan River Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2010-04-07 Mark Grand 51 Shenandoah, N. Fork (Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns Riverside Church (Route 921) to Shenandoah Caverns (Route 730) N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2010-04-01 George Lockey Jr. 62 Red Moshannon Peale Bridge to W.Br. Susquehanna R. Medium II Other-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2010-03-25 Alan Benjamin 65 Connecticut River Near Hanover, NH High Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2010-03-23 Unidentified Woman 21 Little (Fr.Broad trib) Fr.Broad trib) (2. Base of Triple Falls to Hooker Falls Low Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
MO United States 2010-03-22 Wesley Wood 17 Shoal Creek Allen Bridge to Lime Kiln Park Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2010-03-22 Alan Keith Stewart 52 Cheat (2. 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NJ United States 2010-03-21 Robert Baldwin 58 Delaware Lambertville Wing Dam High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 2010-03-20 Edward Lynde 53 Green River (Greenfield) Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2010-03-16 Scott Butts 46 Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge High Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
MA United States 2010-03-16 James P. O'Brien 47 Hubbard (W Hartland Rd W Hartland Rd (Granville State Park) to Rt 20 V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2010-03-07 Unidentified Man Willamette 2. Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2010-02-27 Cassandra Ray 21 Exeter River In Raymond, NH Open Canoe-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2010-01-16 Three Men Smith, S. Fork Bridge near Big Flat Campground to confluence with Middle Fork Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
Ecuador 2010-01-14 Chad Stoner 36 Anzu River III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Argentina 2009-12-14 Rush Sturges 24 Rio de Prata Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
United Kingdom 2009-12-13 Sean McCarry Carnoe River High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
United Kingdom 2009-11-22 Chris Wheeler 46 River Dart Between Dartmeet and Newbridge, on Dartmoor near Ashburton, Cornwall IV Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OK United States 2009-10-22 Bobby Ray Bohn Jr. 46 Mountain Fork (2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 2. Reregulation Dam to Hwy 70 (3 miles) Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MO United States 2009-10-16 James Catt 68 Jack's Fork River Below Alley Springs I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
QC Canada 2009-10-06 Stephane Hamel Rouge River Canyon Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2009-10-04 Unknown Teenage Girl 14 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV+ Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2009-09-28 Eric Hampton 32 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2009-09-28 Gisela Zarcufsky New River 15. New River Dries: Hawks Nest Dam to Gauley Bridge Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2009-09-21 Susan Dennis 61 Price (3. Woodside 3. Woodside (US 6 Bridge) to confluence with Green River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2009-09-12 Eric Clark 40 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 2009-08-23 Hin Hon Siu 36 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2009-08-17 Heath Park 28 Weber River 4. Hennifer to Taggarts Medium Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2009-08-09 Ryan Morgan 31 Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2009-08-09 Unidentified Man Russell Fork (Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Low Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2009-08-09 Gary Markovich 55 Boulder (Jefferson R. tributary) Jefferson R. tributary) (Bison Creek to Jefferson R. Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2009-08-03 Michael Jennings 29 Bluestone 1. Spanishburg to Eads Mill III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2009-08-02 Shannon Phillips Little Ossipee Balch Pond to Saco R. High Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 2009-08-01 Shanara Henry Deerfield 5) Zoar Picnic Area to East Charlemont II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2009-07-31 Karen Pratt 33 Clackamas 4. Cazadero Diversion to Estacada Reservoir Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-07-29 Carol Jacobson 54 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2009-07-28 Michael Ashe 57 Payette, S. Fork 2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2009-07-26 Jordan Finke Green 2. Green Narrows Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2009-07-23 Jacqueline Nichole Underwood Mason 21 Bullpasture (Public Fishing Access Public Fishing Access (Rt. 678) to Cowpasture River High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-07-18 Derk Slottow 21 Cache La Poudre 01. Long Draw Reservoir to Big South Campground Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-07-09 David Campbell 49 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Medium III Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-07-07 Jimmy Nakama 40 Arkansas 02. Granite to Numbers Launch Site High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2009-07-04 Timothy Rau 17 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2009-07-02 Jennifer M. Wehling 23 Vermilion (Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. Hwy 178 to Ed Hand Hwy. (7.7 miles) Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WY United States 2009-07-01 Craig McCuistion 50 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) High V Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IA United States 2009-06-30 Alan Neely 62 Des Moines River High Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2009-06-29 Soren Pederson 29 American, S. Fork (6. Chili Bar 6. Chili Bar (Route 193 to Coloma) Medium Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2009-06-27 Shane Loveall 30 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-06-26 Laurie Clemons 35 Animas 04. Silverton to Tacoma High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AL United States 2009-06-21 Jimmy Debortoli 64 Coosa CR 213 or the dam to River Road Medium N/A Kayak - Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-06-20 Eric Kophs 41 Colorado 03. Pumphouse campground to State Bridge High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2009-06-19 Simon Knopp 76 James 02. Glen Wilton to Gala High N/A Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2009-06-19 Ronnie Campbell 55 Ouachita (3) Dragover 3) Dragover (2.9 miles) Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2009-06-19 Jody Page 35 Colorado (09. Cisco 09. Cisco (Rose Ranch) to Moab Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2009-06-13 Brian Stothart 35 Encampment (State Line to Encampment State Line to Encampment (canyon) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2009-06-09 Chris Miller 28 Brandywine Creek Lenape, PA to Thompson Bridge Road, DE High Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-06-06 Ed Gaker 24 Lake Fork Gunnison 01. Cinnamon Gorge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2009-06-06 Chris Odum 38 Blackwater River Blue Bend Road to US 220 High Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2009-06-06 Mary Smith Middle Fork 3. Audra State Park to Tygart River Confluence High Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-06-04 Drew Hunter 29 Black Gore Creek IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-06-01 Don Smith 42 Vallecito Creek 01. 1 mile above Vallecito CG Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2009-05-29 Dr. Tony Oertling 54 Marble Creek (Tributary of St. Joe River) Tributary of St. Joe River) (Camp 3 to St. Joe Confluence High Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-05-25 Jeanne Haylett 40 Dolores 01. Rico to McPhee Reservoir High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2009-05-25 Dennis L. Young 57 Colorado (15. Westwater to Rose Ranch 15. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2009-05-23 Frank Veltri 45 Coeur d'Alene Bumblebee Bridge to Cataldo High Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2009-05-22 Cheryl Ann Johnson 51 Bear Highway 174 Bridge to Lake Combie High Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2009-05-22 Robert Wheatley Jr. 23 Nisqually 3 - McKenna to Yelm Hydro Plant Low N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2009-05-21 James Hughes 54 Potomac River Great Falls?? Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2009-05-17 Tony Evans 61 Cumberland, Big South Fork Leatherwood Ford to Station Camp Medium IV Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2009-05-16 Michael Don Carlos 37 Colorado (17. Moab to Powell Reservoir 17. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2009-05-09 Alberto Ramirez 20 Yakima Confluence with Teanaway River to Thorp N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2009-05-08 Walker Taylor 22 Tallapoosa Thurlow Dam to boat ramp High IV Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2009-05-08 James Vavra Animas 02. Howardsville to Silverton High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2009-05-06 Richard Galli Bitterroot River N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2009-05-02 Jody Jones 31 New 13. Thurmond to Cunard High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
New Zealand 2009-04-29 Emily Jordan 21 Kawarau River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 2009-04-27 Trevor Church 16 French Broad Near Arden Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2009-04-26 Four Kayak Groups Virgin, N. Fork 1) Chamberlain Ranch to Temple of Sinawava (Zion Narrows) High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
KY United States 2009-04-23 unknown teenaged girl 16 Elkhorn Creek (Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 (6 miles) Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2009-04-19 Dirk Gombert Snake (E) Murtaugh Bridge to Twin Falls Reservoir - E) Murtaugh Bridge to Twin Falls Reservoir - (The Murtaugh) High IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2009-04-17 Richard Honrath Jr. 47 Silver (B) Upper Silver: Silver Rd to Arvon Rd B) Upper Silver: Silver Rd to Arvon Rd (2.3 miles) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2009-04-17 John Burnham 63 Kern 2) Forks of the Kern to Johnsondale Bridge V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2009-04-05 Unidentified Man Watauga 5. Guys Ford Bridge to AW Sherwood Horine Access Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2009-03-29 Mercer Oast 51 Maury (Goshen Pass Goshen Pass (Route 39) to Rockbridge Baths Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2009-03-17 Glen Schumacher 24 Elkhart Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2009-03-13 Unidentified Man 40 Niagara Niagara Falls Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
KY United States 2009-03-04 John Imes 64 Kentucky Near Lock #4 Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2009-01-25 Sharon Barclay 47 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks V Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2009-01-08 Unidentified Man Big Creek 1. Walnut Bottom to NPS Campground Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
Costa Rica 2008-12-26 Jeremy Garcia Reventazon Florida Section High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 2008-12-11 Russel Burrow 31 North Chickamauga Creek 1. Double Bridge to put-in for gorge run V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2008-12-08 Unidentified Man Skykomish 1 - Index (Sunset Falls) to Railroad Bridge Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
edit
AL Mexico 2008-11-18 Joel Scott 25 Unidentified River II Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Injury Commericial Read More
edit
RI United States 2008-11-09 William King 17 Blackstone River Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2008-10-03 Unidentified Woman 62 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
VA United States 2008-09-20 Elwood Owens Montgomery 63 New (02. Fries 02. Fries (Route 94) to Byllesby Reservoir Low I Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2008-09-18 Charles M. Orgovan 32 Shiawassee City of Corunna High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KS United States 2008-09-13 Dennis Rhodes 47 Chikaskia River Medium N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2008-09-13 Robert J. Kindle 36 Madison 1) Hebgen Res to Quake Lake High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 2008-09-07 Unidentified man, 20 20 Nissitissit River Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2008-09-04 Patrick Luther Smith 71 Snake, S. Fork Palisades Dam to Launch Site East of Poplar II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2008-09-03 Ronnie Zoffer 73 Glacier Creek High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-08-31 Conner Guy 27 Deschutes B. Pringle Falls to Big River Campground Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2008-08-26 Isaac Ludwig 27 Little Pigeon, West Prong Chimneys Trailhead to Chimneys Picnic Area V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2008-08-22 Unidentified Child American, S. Fork 6. Chili Bar (Route 193 to Coloma) Medium IV Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2008-08-21 Thomas McDermott 58 Kennebec 1) Kennebec Gorge: Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC Canada 2008-08-16 Kelsey Hemstock 23 Chilliwack River Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC Canada 2008-08-13 Unidentified Woman 17 Chilliwack River Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-08-05 Donna Bryan 73 Umpqua Confluence of N. and S. Umpqua to Scottsburg Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2008-08-03 Vladyslav Mitrenko 19 Susquehanna River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-07-31 Sheryl Barker 49 Rogue (3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass 3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass (up to 18.3 miles) Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2008-07-27 Kent Hess 43 Snake River Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-07-27 Owen Gerson 8 Green 1- Lodore to Echo Park II Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2008-07-26 Dan Charboneau 60 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) Raft-
Impact/Trauma
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-07-26 Kathleen Mills 57 Rogue 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2008-07-23 Veronica?? Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Inexperience/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2008-07-22 Unidentified Man 44 Brandywine Creek Lenape, PA to Thompson Bridge Road, DE Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-07-19 Unknown Elderly Man 86 Rogue 1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2008-07-14 Unidentified Woman 50 Stillwater 3. Cliff Swallow public access to Whitebird public access Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2008-07-04 Unidentified Woman Flathead Kerr Dam to County Road Bridge Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2008-07-04 William Studebaker 61 Salmon, E. Fork of S. Fork 2 - Flight Simulator (near Yellow Pine) to S.F.Salmon River Medium V Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-07-02 Lisa Braughton 48 Deschutes A. Wickiup Dam to Pringle Falls High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2008-06-28 Kimo Jackson 27 Blackfoot Scotty Brown Bridge to Johnsrud Park High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2008-06-28 Dale Herrick 57 Schuylkill Flat Rock Dam Low Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 2008-06-27 Shingo Takura 30 White River High Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-06-27 Cynthia Lee Vontungein 52 Rogue 5. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-23 Marcus Martin 43 Arkansas F. Fisherman High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-22 Volker Beer 71 Arkansas 05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2008-06-21 Unidentified Woman Kings River Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-20 Justin Brindley 30 Colorado Pumphouse to State Bridge Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-19 James Kennedy 61 Arkansas 07. Stone Bridge to Salida High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 2008-06-18 Joseph Leffel 59 Alsek Haines Junction to Dry Bay Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-17 Oscar Stevenson 67 Arkansas 05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-16 Richard Banks 45 Colorado Near South Canyon High Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2008-06-15 Dave Dedmon 53 East Fork Bitterroot River High II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2008-06-15 2 Families Rescued Milwaukee River High Open Canoe-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2008-06-14 Troy Mikula 30 Popple B)Morgan Lake Rd to Pine River (11.2 miles) Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2008-06-14 unknown female Youghiogheny 3. Upper Medium IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-06-08 Fin Terry 11 Clackamas 5. River Mill Dam to Willamette River High II Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-02 Kevin Bryant 21 Poudre River High IV Raft-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC United States 2008-06-01 Ben Earle 25 Finn Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-06-01 Robert Blight 42 Rogue 6. Foster Bar to Gold Beach High Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-06-01 Christine Beltram 29 Cache La Poudre Fort Collins High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-05-31 Dr. Michael Dennington 57 Gunnison 1. Almont to Blue Mesa Reservoir High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2008-05-28 Robertson Winters 22 Willamette River Near Coburg High Raft-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-05-28 Susan Schneider 51 Arkansas G. Stone Bridge to Rincon (Salida Town) Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2008-05-26 Melody Alvestad, Jeff Rayman 44 Dearborn 4) Hwy 287 Bridge to Missouri R. High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2008-05-25 Walter Cruz 53 Penobscot, W. Branch Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2008-05-25 Subhashi Nelakurthi 26 Arkansas J. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2008-05-24 Nicholas Harcun 32 Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
IL United States 2008-05-24 ksqiwqt 28 Vermilion Cty Rd just NW of Hwy 178 to Oglesby Cutoff (Cty 23) (7.7 miles) High N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2008-05-24 Kenneth Clark 44 Cle Elum 2 - Salmon La Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir High II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2008-05-20 Charles R. Brown 70 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2008-05-18 Mike Stano 45 Green 2 - Green River Gorge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2008-05-17 Vicki J. Miller-Savard 42 Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC Canada 2008-05-04 Chilliwack Thurston-Tamihi Low III Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2008-05-04 Will Davenport 7 Buffalo River High I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2008-04-18 Alex Perry 18 Ashuelot 3. Ashuelot to Hinsdale High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2008-04-17 Kiernan Norman 18 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VT United States 2008-04-17 David Holcombe 24 West 3. Salmon Hole to Route l00 High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2008-04-06 Mark Boucher 33 Ashuelot 2. Gilsum Gorge to Shaws Corner High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MO United States 2008-03-22 Marion Cox 51 Center Creek Carthage to Belleville (26.5 miles) High Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2008-03-16 Randall Johnson 45 Colorado 11. Lees Ferry to Lake Mead (Grand Canyon) Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2008-01-12 Scott Loveland Meadow Run 381 Bridge to Youghiogheny River Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2008-01-12 Steve ?? Little River 2. Upper Two Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2007-12-29 Jerry Nutter 56 James 5. Lower James through Richmond Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2007-11-28 Sarah Cox Payette 3. Main Payette - Gutter and Bladder Wave Low Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
Honduras 2007-11-08 Eric Simonds 52 Rio Cangrejal Raft-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2007-10-06 Maxwell Lentz 17 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
New Zealand 2007-08-19 Kyle Stidham 23 Kaituna River Awesome Gorge near Rotorua. High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-08-13 Unidentified Woman 29 Blanco River Wimberly to Kyle Medium I Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2007-08-12 Pat Bortner 51 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Low V Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2007-08-12 Conrad Fourney 48 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2007-08-07 Sari Starr 58 Boise River II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
KS United States 2007-08-05 Joshua Bryant, Richard Heyroth 25 Kansas River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2007-08-05 Jillian Ward 26 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2007-08-02 Elizabeth Ellis 50 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor N/A Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2007-07-27 Marvin Silver 63 Kern 5) Sandy Flat to Democrat Hot Springs (Miracle Run) N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC United States 2007-07-27 Linda Englehart 27 Kicking Horse River Lower Canyon Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2007-07-24 Kristi Adams 20 North Umpqua Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2007-07-17 Martin Rike 39 St. Croix River Low I Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AB Canada 2007-07-17 Unidentified Man 34 Kannanaskis River Kananaskis River. Medium Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2007-07-15 Teresa Yawn 43 S. Fork of the Flathead Below Hungry Horse Dam Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2007-07-14 Elaine A. Dier 52 Esopus Creek Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IA United States 2007-07-14 Joseph Wanek, & Rachel Treptow 23 Des Moines River Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-07-13 Frank Archible 49 Guadalupe First Crossing to Cypress Bend Park Medium II+ Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-07-12 Unidentified Woman 29 Blanco river Wimberly to Kyle Medium I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-07-10 Lisa Walker 44 Colorado River N/A Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-07-10 Krystal Davenport 19 Colorado Austin, Below Longhorn Dam Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-07-09 Christian Cook Crystal 1. road to Crystal to Beaver Lake Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-07-08 Unidentified Man 23 Trinity River II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2007-07-07 Helen Mall Youghiogheny 4. Middle Low II Kayak - Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Inadequate Equipment/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2007-07-04 Ronald Osborne 23 Sacramento River II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2007-07-02 Dean Fairburn 45 Payette, S. Fork 4 - The Staircase Run IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2007-06-24 Paul Abraszewski 37 Blackfoot (Trail Creek Bridge to Cedar Creek Trail Creek Bridge to Cedar Creek (near Aldridge) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2007-06-22 Andy Irvine 15 Stillwater River N/A Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-06-16 Raquel Stiles 32 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC Canada 2007-06-16 Saffin Virani, 35 35 Kicking Horse High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2007-06-16 Max Braune 74 Yellowstone 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL Canada 2007-06-10 Two Men, 28 28 Bow River In Calgary, Alberta High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2007-06-10 Jose Rivera 66 Hudson 4. Spier Falls to Sherman Island Low I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-06-09 Jed G. McKnight 36 Clear Creek Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 2007-06-07 A.C. Phillips 71 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2007-06-06 Unidentified Woman 29 Green River 04. Ouray to Green River Town (Desolation & Gray) III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-06-01 Unidentified Man, 19 19 Brazos River High N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-05-31 Kevin Dombey Cache la Poudre Spencer Heights High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2007-05-31 Unidentified Woman Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-05-30 Ty Patterson 28 Paluxy Somervell CR 1008 to Glen Rose Park N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-05-28 Cliff Walker 58 Cibolo Creek None High III Open Canoe-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-05-28 Brian Kirkwood 47 Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-05-21 John Grover Colorado Austin, Below Longhorn Dam Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2007-05-20 Corrie Fister, 30 Big Darby Creek Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-05-20 Ricky Crewse 29 Colorado River Medium Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-05-20 Robert Benson Muir 36 Dolores 05. Bedrock to Gateway Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2007-05-19 Charles Bointy 52 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 2007-05-18 Joseph Zaborowski 60 Blanco Five-Mile Dam Low III Kayak - Other-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2007-05-12 Three Boys Ten Mile River Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2007-05-12 Justin Disney 16 Whites Creek High Open Canoe-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
MN United States 2007-05-12 Family of Four 34 Missisippi River Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2007-04-29 Nicole Barlow 16 Susquehanna River Holtwood High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IA United States 2007-04-29 Jonathan Hill 22 Iowa River High N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2007-04-27 Frank Lampman 33 Saranac River 2. Silver Lake Road to Redford Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2007-04-22 Ashley Miller 24 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2007-04-21 Mr.Moss 27 Fox River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2007-04-19 Michael Blair 32 Nashua High N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2007-04-17 Unknown 14 y.o. girl 15 Basic Creek High Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2007-04-17 Chris Gabbard, John Hansbauer Great Miami River in Hamilton, OH Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2007-03-31 Marc Allred 62 Colorado Lees Ferry to Lake Mead (Grand Canyon) Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KS United States 2007-03-06 Ladd Fish 34 Kansas River High IV Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
New Zealand 2007-01-16 Dennis Squires 48 Waikaia River Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2007-01-01 Paul McKinney 33 Rocky Broad 2. Along Route 64/74 to Lake Lure at Chimney Rock Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2006-11-28 Cliff Eisner 36 East Branch of the Saco IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2006-11-13 Christina Watson 20 Soleduck 4. Bear Creek to Hatchery (Mosh Pit) High III Other-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 2006-11-12 Joseph Rivera 27 Passaic High Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2006-11-07 John Prentice 36 Skykomish 2 - Railroad Bridge to Big Eddy V Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Cold Water/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2006-10-25 Unidentified Man Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
United States 2006-10-21 Erik James Walker 23 New molly shoals II+ Open Canoe-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
United States 2006-10-21 Erik Walker 23 New Mouth of Wilson to Independence Medium II+ Open Canoe-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Inadequate Equipment/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2006-10-21 Eric Walker 23 New River Medium II Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2006-10-20 Shane Hulsey 33 Little 1. Hwy 35 to Upper Two Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2006-10-05 Eugene Wise 65 French Broad River High II Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2006-09-25 Bryan Lynwood Pierce Chestatee 3 - Copper Mine to Lumpkin County Park Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2006-09-16 Jason Emerson Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2006-09-11 Ben Weaver Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2006-09-07 Unidentified Man Dead Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-09-03 Eligio Santos 30 Deschutes K. US 26 (Warm Springs) to Sherars Falls Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 2006-09-03 Kathy Chang 21 Deerfield Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-08-27 Jack Dornhoffer 15 North Umpaqua II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2006-08-25 Unidentified Man American Sunrise Avenue to Watt Avenue II Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2006-08-19 Unidentified Girl, 10 10 Lehigh 3. Jim Thorpe to Bowmanstown Low II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-08-08 David Layman 27 Deschutes River K. US 26 (Warm Springs) to Sherars Falls Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2006-07-23 Meghan Doggett 21 Wenatchee 2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth (Tumwater Canyon) V Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2006-07-23 Christine Piatti 13 American, S. Fork 6. Route 193 (Chili Bar) to Folsom Lake (Salmon Falls Road Bridge) High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2006-07-23 Jasmine Ball 12 Yakima Confluence with Teanaway River to Thorp II Raft-
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-07-17 Harvey S. Kappeler Jr 60 Rogue 1. Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2006-07-17 Kara McCue 21 Mohican Clear Fork High II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 2006-07-16 Guenther Siegel 71 Menominee A) Piers Gorge: Niagara to Hwy.8 Low III Raft-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2006-07-15 Mindy Cosaert 16 Wenatchee (2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth 2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth (Tumwater Canyon) N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2006-07-15 Jackie Henigin Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2006-07-14 Taylor Evans 5 Russian Creek Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2006-07-11 Unidentified Man 62 Yellowstone River II Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-07-09 Unknown Woman Deschutes River In Downtown Bend Medium N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 2006-07-09 Unknown Man Deerfield Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp Medium IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-07-06 Danielle Hagler 17 Deschutes K. US 26 (Warm Springs) to Sherars Falls Medium Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2006-06-30 Aaron Cooper 21 James 2. Balcony Falls Run High II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2006-06-28 Unidentified Teens Saluda 3 - Holiday Bridge Hydro Station to Ware Shoals High II Other-
Other
Poor Planning/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2006-06-26 Unknown Girl 12 Tuolumne Cherry Creek to Meral's Pool V Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2006-06-26 Paul Hoda 26 Mill Creek High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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WY United States 2006-06-25 Scott Schafer 21 North Platte River II Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-06-24 Geoffrey Reynolds 29 Clackimas N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-06-24 Laurie Wirt 7 Cache La Poudre 7. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-06-23 Geoffrey Reynolds 29 Clackamas River III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2006-06-14 Neville Williams 67 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch High V Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
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UT United States 2006-06-11 Kathy ?? Colorado 2. Westwater to Rose Ranch (Westwater Canyon) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2006-06-11 Jesse Batta 26 Boulder Creek 4. Eben G.Fine Park to CU Greenhouse Medium III Other-
Impact/Trauma
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2006-06-10 Andrew W. Smith 29 SF Payette High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2006-06-10 Sara Varnum 18 Clark Fork 1. Alberton Put In to Fish Creek High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2006-06-10 Bruce Pumphrey Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2006-06-09 Robert Maerin Savannah River Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2006-06-08 Gary John Heller 59 Arkansas J. Parkdale Launch to Canon City High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
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GA United States 2006-06-08 Steve Frazier Overflow Creek USFS Road 86B to Overflow Creek Road Bridge Low V Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
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NY United States 2006-06-06 Olivier Tardif 35 Ausable, W. Branch "Whiteface" Section High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2006-06-04 Gary Dean Kirk 46 Yakima Richland and Kennewick, WA High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2006-06-02 John Rizas, 63 & 58, and Linda Clark, 69 63 Snake Yellowstone Natl Park Entrance to Flagg Ranch High II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AR United States 2006-06-02 Hari Natgunasekaram 12 Caddo Norman to Amity II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-05-28 Robert Locke 34 Anthracite Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2006-05-28 Mike Wevrick Savage Dam to North Branch Potomac River Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-05-27 Adam Barron 29 Vallecito Creek 1 mile above Vallecito Campground High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2006-05-27 Craig Fliege 38 Fox b) Yorkville Medium N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-05-27 Unknown Man 57 Eagle High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-05-26 Unidentified Man 65 Lower Animas River High N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-05-26 Unidentified Woman South Platte, North Fork 2. Buffalo Creek to South Platte High IV Other-
Other
Inexperience/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-05-26 Thomas Williams 20 Colorado 1. Hot Sulphur Springs to Hwy 40 bridge III Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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ID United States 2006-05-21 James Stewart 50 Marsh Creek State Highway 21 to Middle Fork Salmon III Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
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WA United States 2006-05-20 Jeff Driver 50 Klickitat 1 - Yakama Reservation to Leidl Campground High III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
Papua New Guinea 2006-05-19 Shlomo Haruvi, Itamar Haikin, one other Watut River High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VT United States 2006-05-14 Augustine Carbunar 20 Winooski Middlesex to Waterbury High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2006-05-08 Unidentified Man Skykomish 2 - Railroad Bridge to Big Eddy High III Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Inadequate Equipment/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2006-05-06 Mark Dragoon 28 Ausable Keeseville to US Route 9 High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2006-04-30 Robert Feltzer 50 Eel, Middle Fork Black Butte River to Dos Rios III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2006-04-30 Gary Gardiner 26 Jordan Utah Lake to Rose Park High N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-04-29 Joseph Tibig 33 Crooked 1. Lone Pine Bridge to Crooked River Ranch High V Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2006-04-26 Jeffrey Daniel Ryan 28 St. Joe 3. Conrad Crossing Campground to Bluff Creek Bridge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MN United States 2006-04-23 Bill Kabitz St. Louis Scanlon to Thompson Reservoir High III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2006-04-23 Sally Naas 62 Cranberry AC (Lower): Big Rock Camping Area to Gauley River Medium III Kayak - Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-04-23 Unidentified man South Platte, North Fork 1. Bailey to Pine Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2006-04-15 Dawn Ruben Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2006-04-15 Jason Hansen Colorado 5. Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek Exit 121 (I-70) III Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CT United States 2006-04-12 Russell Frank 53 Fenton N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2006-02-05 Timothy Tworog 54 Rough and Ready Creek Siskiyou National Forest to Hwy 199 Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2006-02-05 Christopher Reeves North Chickamauga Creek 3. Bowater Parking Area to Hwy 27 Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
HI United States 2006-02-02 Tom Dallinger 62 Nuuanu River High Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2006-01-21 Karen Abse 50 James 5. Lower James through Richmond High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 2006-01-10 Anthony Suozzo 26 Delaware Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2006-01-07 Jamie Albert 21 Wilson Creek C) The Gorge: National Forest sign to parking area above Brown Mtn. Beach Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2005-11-03 RC Forney 42 Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge Medium IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2005-10-09 Tom Mangieri 67 Contoocook, N. Branch Route 9 & 123 to Hillsboro Fire Sta V Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2005-10-08 Ralph Jolin 27 Dead Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2005-09-26 Glen Rogers 50 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 2005-07-31 Renee Wyser-Pratte 34 McKenzie 4. Leaburg Dam to Hayden Bridge Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2005-07-24 John Mullen 37 Tygart Valley 6. Valley Falls to Hammond High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2005-07-15 Mark Sundin 48 Willamette 1. Coast Fork / Middle Fork confluence to Alton Baker Park III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Inadequate Equipment/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2005-07-14 Pnina Ganzfried 32 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 2005-07-09 Unidentified Man French Broad 9. Barnard to Hot Springs High II Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2005-07-08 William Trippe 31 Colorado 3. Pumphouse campground to Rancho Del Rio II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2005-07-07 Stan Guy 24 Ocoee Upper Ocoee - Ocoee #3 to Ocoee #2 Dam III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NM United States 2005-06-30 Chase Hathenbruck 15 Animas River 8. Cedar Hill to Farmington City Park High N/A Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2005-06-29 Aaron Roche 30 Chauga 4: Cobbs Bridge Rd. to N. Horseshoe Bridge Rd. Medium III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2005-06-27 Rick Huffman 61 Hulahula R Grasser's Airstrip to Arey Island (Arctic Ocean) Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2005-06-26 Michael Wallace Eckert 32 Tuolumne Lumsden Campground (Merals Pool) to Wards Ferry Bridge High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2005-06-20 Andrew McDaniel 14 Arkansas Pueblo WW Park Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2005-06-19 Daryle Bogenreif (Guide) 25 Upper Animas 1. Silverton to Tacoma (Upper Animas) IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 2005-06-16 Brent Bradley 20 Tuolumne Clavey Falls High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2005-06-10 Robert Godfrey 58 St. John American Realty Road 71.8 mi to Allagash, 28 mi to Fort Kent III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2005-06-05 Ben Morin 9 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NM United States 2005-06-05 Carolyn Walan 61 Rio Grande (5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge 5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2005-06-03 James McFarland 34 Boulder Creek, South 3. Gross Mountain Res to Eldorado State Park (Lower South Boulder Creek) Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NM United States 2005-05-30 Unidentified Airman 23 Rio Grande (5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge 5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box) High Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2005-05-29 Joseph Paul Bailey 41 Yuba Highway 20 to Marysville N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2005-05-29 Marcos Medina 35 Mokelumne Ponderosa Way to Electra to Hwy 49 Bridge Medium III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2005-05-26 Miles Hubbard 21 St. Joe River Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2005-05-23 Mark Mitzel 24 Yellowstone 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2005-05-23 Dellia Chaffin North Platte High N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NF Canada 2005-05-21 Frazier Champion White River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2005-05-14 Alison Roberge 17 Elaho III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 2005-05-06 Erich Fleischman 50 Illinois 2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MN United States 2005-04-17 Jason Ray 30 Snake (C) Cross Lake to confluence with St. Croix R. C) Cross Lake to confluence with St. Croix R. (12 miles) N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2005-04-09 Arthur Suarez 40 James 4. Upper James into Richmond High N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2005-04-04 James McCann 48 Cobbosseecontee Stream 2. Gardiner to Kennebec River III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2005-03-28 Jeremiah Ramsey 29 Indian Creek (Low water bridge to Big Piney Creek Low water bridge to Big Piney Creek (9.8 miles) N/A Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2005-02-19 David Pennell 53 Carmel Los Padres Reservoir to Carmel Valley III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2004-12-29 Brian Gianelli 24 Granite Creek Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2004-12-01 Dave Edspeseth 35 Wind 3. Ranger Station near Stabler to High Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2004-11-28 Terri Cressman 46 Saucon Creek Lower Saucon Township High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2004-11-24 Brian Rueff 20 Green Narrows of the Green High V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 2004-11-23 Unidentified Man 62 Colorado Grand Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2004-10-24 John Heffernan 66 Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2004-10-19 Todd Andrew 35 Potomac Great Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MN United States 2004-10-09 Jassikay Cohen-Bruggerman 2 Cannon Lake Byllesby County Park to confluence with Little Cannon High I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2004-09-30 Ken Robinson 51 Rogue 2. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC Canada 2004-09-26 John Helsby 36 Ashlu Creek Mine Run Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2004-09-17 Alicia Stramiello 20 Oconee Middle IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2004-09-13 Corinne Casey 40 Russian Pieta Creek to 101 Bridge III Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2004-09-11 Victor Fernandes 46 Kennebec 1) Kennebec Gorge: Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 2004-08-17 Calvin Hewitt 7 Neversink I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2004-08-15 Fred Stewart 24 Neversink 1. Rock Hill to Oakland Valley High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2004-08-13 Kevin Wade 42 Allegheny River north of Emlenton I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2004-07-24 Bill Bowey 48 Stevens Creek VI Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2004-07-11 Kenneth Schmidt 41 Guadalupe Comfort to Farm Road 3351 High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2004-07-10 Layton Ledgister 52 Delaware Shohola II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2004-06-29 Morgan Funk 15 New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 2004-06-26 Derek Bell 24 Grand Ronde F. Minam (Wallowa River) to Troy N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2004-06-26 Randall Anderson 35 Clarks Fork Yellowstone 2. Upper IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2004-06-25 Unidentified Man 59 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser III Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 2004-06-24 John Staley 58 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 2004-06-22 Clarence Savage 52 Sixmile Creek Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WI United States 2004-06-20 Paul Butzen 62 Sheboygen downtown Sheboygan Falls N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2004-06-20 Richard Blakeslee 64 Kenai Kenai Lake (Sterling Highway) to Skilak Lake Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2004-06-19 Susan Payne 52 Portage Creek Portage Lake to Turnagain Arm I Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2004-06-17 Mark Loverdi 43 Appomattox Brasfield Dam VI Other-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2004-06-17 Deb Martin 34 Fordyce Creek Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2004-06-14 Mark Simms 53 Big Laurel Creek Hurricane to Hot Springs Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2004-06-13 2 Women Chattahoochee 6 - Metro Hooch - Powers Ferry to West Pallisades/Paces Mill Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2004-06-11 Curtis Ensley 46 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium IV Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2004-06-09 Shlomi Bgdadi Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2004-06-07 Les Normandin 53 Crystal 4. Penny Hot Springs to Avalanche Creek Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2004-06-06 Chuck Wilburn Chestatee 3 - Copper Mine to Lumpkin County Park High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2004-06-05 Gail Sparwasser 58 Selway 1 - Paradise to Selway Falls High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2004-05-22 David Probst 48 Cheat Canyon 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High V Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2004-05-22 Jack Spurlock 64 Paint Creek Paint Creek Reservoir to Route 41 Bridge Medium II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CT United States 2004-04-18 Dean Forostoski 49 Farmington Tariffville (Route 189) to Highway 187 (Tariffville Gorge) II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2004-04-11 Linda Weiss 32 Mettawee Raceville to Grays Corner Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2004-03-19 Unidentified Man Little 3. Elbow to the 'Y' (Townsend) II+ Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2004-03-13 Eric Roosa 25 Wallkill Walden to mouth I Open Canoe-
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KS United States 2004-03-07 Adam Bruna 18 Smokey Hill near Indian Rock Park, Salina N/A Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2004-03-06 Unidentified Woman American, N. Fork 3. Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge N/A Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Cold Water/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2004-01-25 Jon Lord 34 Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2003-11-21 Josh Reichert 22 Shenandoah 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2003-11-19 Unidentified Man Watauga Watauga Reservoir to Boone Lake High II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2003-11-09 Ben Manfredi 24 Elwha 1. Grand Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2003-11-09 Keith Green 40 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2003-10-09 Unidentified Man 30 Great Miami River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2003-09-28 James Williamson 58 Oswegatchie River II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2003-09-27 Yannick Meraud Feather, N. Fork 3) Cresta Dam to Poe Dam Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2003-09-19 Christopher Ball 21 Broad Run (2. Beverly Mills (Route 55) to Buckland 2. Beverly Mills (Route 55) to Buckland (Route 29/211) Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2003-09-14 Scott Manning Kings 4. Pine Flat Dam to Centerville (Route 180) Low N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2003-08-15 Unidentified Boy 9 Great Miami River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2003-08-13 Alisa Belcourt 15 Wenatchee 1. Lake Wenatchee State Park to Tumwater Campground V Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2003-08-12 four camp counselors Boquet Spit Rock Falls High VI Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2003-08-09 Ryan Philbrick 29 Clackamas 3. Three Lynx Power Station to North Fork Reservoir Low II Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 2003-08-07 Dan Crain 42 Clarks Fork Yellowstone 4. The Box VI Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2003-08-03 Unidentified Man Youghiogheny 3. Upper Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2003-07-30 Matt Sheridan 18 Rutherford Creek Upper High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Darkness/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
QC Canada 2003-07-22 Unidentified River Guide Jacques-Cartier Tewksbury IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OH United States 2003-07-16 Unidentified Man Olentangy River Delaware Recycling Plant to Chapman Rd. pull-off High N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2003-07-12 Joel Hayes 15 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2003-07-08 Wayne Hawthorne 48 Salmon, S. Fork Limestone Bluffs to Matthews Creek Campground Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 2003-07-07 Sandra Barnett 24 Vermilion, M. Fork N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2003-07-05 Andrew Darden 46 Youghiogheny Lower Medium III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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NC United States 2003-07-05 Unidentified Man Wilson Creek C) The Gorge: National Forest sign to parking area above Brown Mtn. Beach High IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2003-07-05 Richard Thurman 63 Kern Lower II Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 2003-07-04 Hoyt Boyzart 52 French Broad High II Open Canoe-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2003-07-04 Richard DiLaurenzio Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2003-07-03 Jason Smith 27 Wenatchee (2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth 2. Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth (Tumwater Canyon) V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2003-06-29 Jesse Heiss 23 Shenandoah High III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2003-06-22 Scott A. Sapp 28 Little Miami Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 2003-06-22 Brian Tomasa 37 Raritan near New Brunswick, NJ High II Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2003-06-20 Kevin Lodder 24 Great Miami N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2003-06-18 Rachael E. Graham 12 French Creek Route 100 to French Creek Road II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2003-06-09 Nathan Raymer 24 Watauga 2/3. NC Route 105 Bridge to US Route 321 Bridge High III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2003-06-02 David Borrell Arkansas D. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2003-06-02 Obinna Okoro 17 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2003-06-01 James Owens 40 Cache Creek 2) Bear Creek Confluence to Rumsey III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2003-05-31 L. W. Jinks 26 Cache La Poudre Narrows V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2003-05-31 Erich Fritz 32 Colorado 5. Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek Exit 121 (I-70) High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2003-05-30 James Nelson 35 Skykomish, N. Fork 2. Bear Creek (Drumbeater) to South Fork confluence III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2003-05-26 Tony Cobb 42 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium V Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2003-05-25 Matt Bartley Salmon, Middle Fork 1 - Marsh Creek to Boundary Creek High IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2003-05-25 Vaughn Jones Marsh Creek High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2003-05-17 Jim Rada 52 Presque Isle C) Steigers Bridge to South Boundary Road Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2003-05-11 Ryan Corrigan 21 Androscoggin River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2003-05-04 David Edrington 52 Yuba, S. Fork C) Washington to Edwards Crossing High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2003-05-03 Jeff Ellis 23 Shackleford Creek V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2003-04-27 Lauren Orton 32 Wind River IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MD United States 2003-04-25 Jennifer Lohnert 12 Potomac 6. Little Falls I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2003-04-14 Jeff Mayfield 34 Big Sandy Creek 3. Rockville to Jenkinsburg Bridge (Cheat River) Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2003-03-27 Walt Given 60 Kanawha River Kanawha Falls near Gauley Bridge High II Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2003-03-16 Richard Jensen 55 Cuyahoga Lower Gorge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2003-03-16 Arthur Sexton 72 Maumee River II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2003-03-14 Matt Painley 19 Youghiogheny Lower High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 2003-02-22 Darrell Fleming 25 Warrior, Locust Fork III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2002-12-28 Thomas "T.J." Middleton 40 Middle Fork Smith River Upper Middle Fork High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2002-10-03 Chapin Clark 71 Rogue 2. Grave Creek (Galice) to Foster Bar (Agness) IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2002-09-14 Unidentified Boy, 5 5 Skykomish 3 - Big Eddy to Monroe Low II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2002-09-04 Richie Ginsburg 50 Raquette 5) Stone Valley: Colton to Brown's Bridge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2002-09-02 Rob Leroy Colorado 2. Gore Canyon Low V Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2002-08-24 Nick Conant 35 Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2002-08-14 Caroline Granger 27 Payette, S. Fork 4 - The Staircase Run (Deer Creek turnout to Banks) IV Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2002-08-11 David Moore 73 Schuylkill River Plymouth Dam N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2002-07-20 Larry Kerwin 49 Esopus Creek Big Indian to Allaben II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2002-07-03 Rob Horne 36 Barton Creek Lost Creek to Loop 360 High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2002-07-01 Howard Wymper 73 Yellowstone 1. Gardiner to Miner (Yankee Jim Canyon) N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2002-06-30 Mario Rosales 20 Stanislaus Goodwin Dam to Knights Ferry Low IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2002-06-29 Victor Cordell 77 Mad River Mad River Run I Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2002-06-27 Robert Scholer 55 Gallatin 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
KY United States 2002-06-27 Boy 13 Floyds Fork 1526 Bridge to Hwy 61/Salt River (Shepherdsville) I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2002-06-19 Unknown Man & Woman 54 Flathead, Middle Fork 3. Moccasin Creek to West Glacier High Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 2002-06-15 Sandra Schoeps 19 Cache Creek 2) Bear Creek Confluence to Rumsey III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 2002-06-15 Ram Chaitanya Reddy Pallicala Deckers Creek 2. Preston Co. line 5.8 mi to WV 7 Low Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2002-06-15 Mr. Bryant 68 Grass 1. Lampsons Falls to Downerville III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2002-06-15 Livia Stoyke 32 Mistaya River Mistaya Canyon Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2002-06-15 Joe Alteri 19 Summit Creek High IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2002-06-10 Nicole Coppolino 17 Esopus Creek Big Indian to Boiceville Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2002-06-08 Paul Zirkelbach 50 Boulder Creek, South 2. Pinecliffe to Gross Mountain Reservoir (USB) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2002-06-08 Carrie Fullerton 17 Clear Creek along Mill Creek Road into Frenchtown III Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2002-05-12 Chad Schreibman 18 Chagrin River Willoughby N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MN United States 2002-05-12 4 Powerboaters Missisippi River Dam near I-90 Bridge at Dresbach, MN N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MO United States 2002-05-09 Denise Stone 43 Hinkson Creek Hinkson Creek Road to Reactor Field High III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2002-05-04 Edgar Mauss 43 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2002-05-04 Ed Mohn 42 Tellico 1. Trout Hatchery to Bridge above Bald River High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2002-04-29 Ryan Palmer 19 Mill Creek along Mill Creek Road into Frenchtown IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2002-04-28 Joe Steffl 30 Shavers Fork Bemis to Bowden III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2002-04-16 William Peace 34 Hoosic Schaghticoke Dam to Powerhouse N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2002-04-14 Joseph Moore 29 Molalla Table Rock Fork to Glen Avon Bridge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2002-03-24 Gregg Wilson 33 Trinity below Quannah Parker Park High VI Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2002-03-15 Robert Versailles 25 Oswegatchie River Table Rock Fork to Glen Avon Bridge High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Costa Rica 2002-02-16 Guide Trainee 21 Pacuare IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
I Ecuador 2002-01-20 Paul Horner 32 Oyacachi River IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 2001-12-17 John Buckner 25 North Cadron Creek Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2001-12-17 Phillip Gibbs 67 Maury Lower Low II Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 2001-11-24 Juliette Garcia 33 Guadalupe Canyon Dam to First Crossing High II Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
Ecuador 2001-11-01 Stephen Korinchak 28 Papallacta River Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2001-10-16 Robert Feller 27 Elwha 1. Grand Canyon Low Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2001-10-08 Eric Jackson Potomac 3. Through Great Falls (several runs) V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2001-09-09 Unknown Woman Cache Creek 2) Bear Creek Confluence to Rumsey Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 2001-09-03 Vidya Anand 29 Schuylkill River I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2001-08-31 Howard Dickerson 29 New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2001-08-26 Madison Gail 6 Yakima Confluence with Teanaway River to Thorp N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2001-08-12 Jonathan McKnight 30 Hiwassee 2. Appalachia Powerhouse to Bridge at Reliance Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2001-08-08 Rachel Sarchet 19 Nolichucky Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2001-08-06 Bernd Knorr 39 Arkansas D. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WI United States 2001-08-05 Erin Swieringa 35 Wisconsin (E) Whiting Dam / Al Tech County Park E) Whiting Dam / Al Tech County Park (PnP) N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 2001-08-04 Guruswamy Babu Gurusubramani 27 Chattahoochee 6 - Metro Hooch - Powers Ferry to West Pallisades/Paces Mill II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 2001-08-04 unidentified hiker Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2001-08-01 Unidentified Man Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse IV Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 2001-07-30 Chris Kulcheski 37 Delaware Lower Medium I Open Canoe-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OH United States 2001-07-29 Angela Smith 27 Mad River near Fairborn II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2001-07-28 Bobby Cheung 13 Nooksack River Medium II Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
SC United States 2001-07-22 Brian Shealy 21 Saluda 3 - Holiday Bridge Hydro Station to Ware Shoals III Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2001-07-22 Bennie Hicks 56 Colorado (14. Loma launch to Westwater launch 14. Loma launch to Westwater launch (Ruby - Horsethief) II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2001-07-21 Jason Powell 30 Cache La Poudre 9a. just below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7 Low Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2001-07-21 Unidentified Man 70 Delaware River Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 2001-07-14 David Christoferson 49 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2001-07-14 H.J. Pratt 27 Potomac Harpers Ferry - Dam #3 to Rt. 340 Bridge II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 2001-07-14 Carlos Gonzales 24 John Day 1. Service Creek to Clarno (Upper John Day) II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 2001-07-01 unidentified man Kennebec Gorge Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 2001-06-30 Richard Cook 70 Tatonduk 23 miles Upstream from Eagle, AK Medium I Open Canoe-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2001-06-28 Kay Denfeld 57 Sauk, N. Fk. Above North Fork Falls Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2001-06-24 Gretchen Nyce 59 Loyalsock Lower Near Barboursville High II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 2001-06-23 Laurel Walker 21 Diamond Fork Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 2001-06-08 George Zeiter 41 Charley River High IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 2001-05-31 Rick "Purple" Hayes 46 Chiliwack River Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NM United States 2001-05-28 Margaret Coyne 57 Rio Grande Pilar High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2001-05-26 Peter James 35 Arkansas 03. The Numbers High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2001-05-19 Robert Campbell 50 Boise, S. Fk. Below Anderson Ranch Dam Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2001-05-16 Margaret Murphy 19 South Boulder Creek Rollinsville to Pinecliffe High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2001-05-07 David Ranson 34 Yuba, N. Fk. Union Flat to Goodyear's Bar Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2001-04-22 Glen Greenhalgh 50 Contoocook Below Ramsdell Road Bridge out side of Henniker, NH High N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VT United States 2001-04-20 Chris Wolski 23 Middlebury Ripton to E. Middlebury Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2001-04-18 Donald Hunt 9 Cumberland, Big South Fork Leatherwood Ford to Station Camp High IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2001-04-11 David Golley 19 Chittenango Creek High III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ON Canada 2001-04-10 Samuel Gillis 35 Grand Rive V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2001-04-08 Neil Balcer 23 Slippery Rock Cr. Lower, Eckart Bridge to Harris bridge Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2001-03-31 Nancy Roberts 38 Trinity, South Fk. Medium III Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2001-03-28 Keith Gallegos 11 South Platte River Unknown Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2001-03-23 Garland Reece 48 James Downtown High III Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Chile 2001-03-15 Brennan Guth 32 Palguin River near Pucon, Chile Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2001-02-17 Jon Nickolas 31 Mill Creek Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2001-02-01 Ed Owens 25 Pigeon Dries Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2001-01-16 Barry Tessman Lake Isabella Lake N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2000-12-02 Chris Ringsven 27 Nisqually 1 - La Grande Reservoir to Mashel River Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Peru 2000-11-05 Dan Dunlap 46 Pilaton River, Peru Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 2000-10-29 Jason Moose 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2000-10-15 Unidentified Man Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NH United States 2000-10-15 Unknown Man 45 Connecticut River High N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Costa Rica 2000-09-28 B.K. Basran 30 Rio Naranjo, Costa Rica Medium Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Inadequate Equipment/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 2000-09-16 Andrea Yealy 16 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2000-09-07 Stewart Hill 63 Youghiogheny Lower Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
VA United States 2000-08-15 Doug Wivell 25 Rappahannock Tidal area Near Tappahannock, VA Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 2000-08-15 Charles Weaver 58 Musconetcong Below Warren Glen High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2000-08-08 Witt Mills 29 Green Narrows Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 2000-08-05 Unidentified Man Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2000-08-02 Christopher Delaney 34 Colorado Gore Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2000-08-01 Matt Classon 27 Colorado Gore Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 2000-07-30 Chris Kelley Ocoee Middle Medium III Open Canoe-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2000-07-26 Luca Andrei Angelesco 12 Arkansas Frog Rock Low III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
I Costa Rica 2000-07-26 Jerry Probst 50 Penas Blancas River High V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 2000-07-23 Jeffrey David Warner 43 Green Lodore Canyon Low III Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CT United States 2000-07-18 Fernando Garcia 37 Farmington Tarrifville Gorge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 2000-07-17 Shane Dunning 26 Flathead, Middle Fork 4. West Glacier to Blankenship Bridge Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2000-07-15 Moto Payette, N. Fk. Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2000-07-15 Larry Lee Weber 49 Arkansas Pine Creek Low V Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
VT United States 2000-07-10 Unknown Man Deerfield, W. Branch Heartwellville to Readsboro Village High V Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2000-07-10 Mike Barker 35 Cascade 2 - Marble Creek Campground to Bridge nr. Skagit confluence Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2000-07-08 Taylor Veitch 10 American, S. Fk. Chili Bar Low III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MI United States 2000-07-04 Unidentified Woman 25 Clinton River High I Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2000-07-04 Star Mitchell 63 Cheat Canyon Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2000-07-03 James Gentz Clinton River Near Pontiac High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 2000-07-02 Frank Vanluven 40 Clinton River Near Pontiac High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 2000-07-02 Alex Kitchen 28 James Downtown Medium IV Other-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 2000-06-26 Willie Pate 46 Youghiogheny Lower Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 2000-06-17 Billy Danford 45 Teton Teton Dam site to Teton Forks Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Costa Rica 2000-06-15 Dr. Nicole MacLaren 37 River in Costa Rican Rain Forest Leptospirosis Infection Medium Raft-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Commericial Read More
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CA United States 2000-06-05 Derek Snelling 17 N. Fork Yuba near Downieville IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2000-06-01 Unidentified Man 24 Cheat Canyon Jenkinsburg to Cheat Lake III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 2000-05-31 Eileen DiAngelo 44 Salmon River High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 2000-05-31 Mary Faulk 39 Colorado Black Rock (Near Grand Jct.) Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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PA United States 2000-05-26 Fredrick House 42 Perkiomen Cr. High N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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UT United States 2000-05-12 Samuel Johnson 74 Colorado Cataract Canyon High IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 2000-05-10 Doug Cameron Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) III Inflatable Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Commericial Read More
edit
IL United States 2000-04-23 Unidentified Man Des Plaines River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 2000-04-18 Wendy Ellis 44 Trinity Pigeon Point Campground to Cedar Flat High III Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2000-04-08 Chris Juliano 25 Nolichucky Gorge Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
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NY United States 2000-04-01 John Tenz 57 Cattaraugus Creek Zoar Bridge to Gowanda (Zoar Valley) High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 2000-03-21 Michael Dombek 21 Piscataquog River Near Goffstown Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 2000-03-18 Woman Deep 3. NC Route 42 to Route 1456 High I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 2000-03-07 Toby Scarpella Canyon Creek (Lewis River Trib.) 2 - Fly Creek to Merwin Reservoir Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 2000-02-18 Sue Kannaird, Howard Fout, Betty Huffman 54 Kanawa Two-Mile, in S. Charleston High Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I New Zealand 2000-01-08 Dr. Robin Dodd Hokitika River Low IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Costa Rica 2000-01-01 Monique Sadle 53 Pacuare River High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
I New Zealand 1999-12-05 Niamh Tomkins 24 Waikato River Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1999-12-01 Todd Smith 28 Possum Creek, Big Waldens Ridge to Bakewell Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 1999-12-01 Peter Anderson 32 Concord City of Lowell to Merrimack River IV Open Canoe-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1999-11-30 Doug Cameron Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Commericial Read More
edit
MA United States 1999-11-30 Heidi Domeicin Deerfield (4) Bear Swamp to Zoar Gap 4) Bear Swamp to Zoar Gap (Fife Brook Section) High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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MA United States 1999-11-30 Heidi Domeicin Cold Route 2 hairpin turn to Deerfield River High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1999-11-27 Bryan Ragan Potomac Great Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1999-11-25 Jack ? White's Creek 1. Rt 68 to Possum Trot/Alloway Bridge (Upper White's Creek) High III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1999-10-17 James Richard Wilson 39 Hiwassee 2. Appalachia Powerhouse to Bridge at Reliance Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Nepal 1999-10-09 Jim Traverso 44 Sun Kosi, Nepal 16 km below the confluence of the Dudh Kosi High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
UT United States 1999-10-04 Max Turner 29 Colorado Westwater Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1999-09-25 Chris Malamisura 20 Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1999-09-25 Ryan Allison 16 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser High III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CT United States 1999-09-17 Paul Santoni 34 Quinnipiac River near the Cheshire town line High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1999-09-16 Dan Stotz 32 Cache La Poudre 1. Long Draw Reservoir to Big South Campground Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CT United States 1999-09-04 Tara Butler 10 Housatonic Near Gaylordsville Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-08-23 Eric Adler 33 Cascade 2 - Marble Creek Campground to Bridge nr. Skagit confluence Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1999-08-15 Richard Carson 30 Payette, N. Fk. Smith's Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1999-08-13 Lindsay Gillespie 14 New River Gorge Low IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 1999-08-04 Jack Meadows 58 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 1999-08-01 Kyle Tyree 24 Little 5. Dam at Melrose to the Tennessee River High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 1999-07-31 Charles Thompson 56 Penobscot, W. Branch Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-07-15 Fatima Hawley 27 Green (3 - Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge 3 - Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge (Yo-Yo) II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1999-07-15 Fredrick Hadden 43 Weber River Center Street Bridge Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 1999-07-09 Joe Miranda 30 Clinton (W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) (5 miles) High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1999-07-08 Amanda Smith 17 Little 4. Townsend to Dam at Melrose Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NM United States 1999-07-04 Teenage Boy Albuquerque River concreet lined riverbed High N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1999-07-04 Jason Armstrong 22 Salmon The Day Stretch Medium III Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1999-06-26 53 yr old man 53 Arkansas Browns Canyon High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-06-26 53 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor N/A Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1999-06-23 Mary Ann Smith 16 Arkansas Below Canon City High II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1999-06-20 John Stofle Yuba, N. Fork Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1999-06-17 Gary Kugler 23 Raritan River Bridgewater Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1999-06-17 Would be rescuer Potomac O-Deck Medium II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-06-13 Dusty Lane 22 Spokane 2. Harvard Park to Mirabeau Park (Upper) High III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1999-06-13 Donna Graham 64 Cache La Poudre 7. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MD United States 1999-06-08 Unidentified Man Potomac Great Falls Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 1999-06-05 Mark Oddy 30 McKale River Near McBride, BC Medium Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1999-05-31 Burt Ole Funk 29 Salmon, E. Fork of S. Fork (2 - Flight Simulator 2 - Flight Simulator (near Yellow Pine) to S.F.Salmon River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1999-05-31 Sandra Townsend 48 Big Fork High N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1999-05-30 Rachel Trois 16 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-05-30 William Edgar Gallaher 55 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1999-05-30 Cora Rader 63 Big Hole River Medium I Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 1999-05-30 Todd Strickland 49 Colorado Grand Canyon Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 1999-05-29 Eloise Hubbard 75 Neenana River near the gateway to Denali National Park Low Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1999-05-27 Will Hagood Tuolumne Main (lower) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1999-05-25 William Tichnor Colorado Westwater Canyon IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1999-05-21 Robert Escheiman 32 Delaware Lambertville High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1999-05-15 Unknown Man 25 Snake Hell's Canyon Medium Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
MN United States 1999-05-11 Baptism B) Eckbeck campground to Lake Superior Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-05-08 Lawrence Jobst 34 Green Green River Gorge Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1999-05-07 Walt Shipley 43 Dinkey Creek 2. Dinkey Creek Campgrounds to logging spur road Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 1999-05-03 Richard Wayne Palmer 18 Wells River near Groton High IV Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1999-05-01 Drunk partier Tygart Arden Medium III Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1999-05-01 Sharon Goyette 53 Clark Fork Alberton Gorge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 1999-04-26 Unknown 29 Buffalo National River Steele Creek Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1999-04-24 Guide in training Yuba, N. Fork D) Bullards Bar Dam to Colgate Powerhouse Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CT United States 1999-04-23 Thomas Makuk 41 Pattoconk River High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1999-04-17 Ben Stone 50 Stoney Creek Upper High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-04-16 Scott B. Richards 36 Icicle Creek Bridge Cr. Campground Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 1999-03-22 Valaria Cartwright 28 Six Flags Whitewater Kingdom N/A Medium N/A Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 1999-03-01 David Aszman 18 Bull Run Outside of Sandy, OR High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1999-02-28 Dr. Tom Bell 42 Raging Hwy 18 to Preston High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ON Canada 1999-02-07 Lynn Clarke 35 Ottawa (Ottowa, Ontario, Canada) Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Extreme Weather/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1999-01-24 Two Unidentified Men Haw Upper High II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1998-12-29 Christopher Fedor 25 Susquehanna Just south of Connewingo Dam Medium I Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1998-12-27 Ed Green Raven Fork Cherokee, NC Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1998-12-26 Mike Aaberg 33 Colorado Between Silt and Rifle, CO Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 1998-12-15 Unidentified Man 50 Capilano River Below Fish Hatchery High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1998-11-29 Martin Parkinson Jr. 45 Moose 2. Lower: Rock Island to Fowlersville Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1998-11-29 Scott Bristow 26 Potomac Great Falls Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-10-18 Ben Kadas Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
I China 1998-10-16 Douglas Gordon 41 Tsangpo (Tibet) Below Gyala High V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-09-27 Chris Bell Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-09-27 Unidentified Man Gauley River 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-09-15 Dave Bradford New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Shoulder Dislocation Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1998-09-12 Richard Cribbs 50 Saluda 4 - Lake Murray Dam to Broad/Congaree confluence Medium III Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-08-30 Unidentified Man American, S. Fork 7. Coloma to Greenwood Creek Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 1998-08-22 Bruce Richards 30 Ocoee Upper Medium II Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 1998-08-09 Robert S, Davis 53 Ocoee Middle Medium III Open Canoe-
Health Problem
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-08-01 Michelle Lopez 26 Kern River Chamise to the Park Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-07-25 John Guy Stanislaus Goodwin Dam to Knights Ferry IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
edit
MA United States 1998-07-24 Adam Dzialo 12 Deerfield Fife Brook Section Medium II Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 1998-07-12 Gary Aildridge 48 American Creek Hammersly Lake to Lake Coville High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 1998-07-12 Lucas Turner 26 Payette, N. Fk. Smith's Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1998-07-10 Unidentified Man 48 Arkansas Fractions (1998 name) High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-07-09 Nick Lipkowski Big Sandy 3. Rockville to Jenkinsburg Bridge (Cheat River) Low V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-07-06 Martha Johnson 41 Kern Below Lake Isabella High II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Peru 1998-07-06 John Foss 45 Hullabamba River Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1998-06-23 Commercial Passenger 47 Arkansas Numbers Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1998-06-21 Allen Ogdon 67 Arkansas Browns Canyon Low IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-21 Brenda Cercone 27 American, S. Fk. Chili bar High II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-21 three unidentified men Cosumnes River near Rancho Murita High N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-20 Unknown Woman 41 American, S. Fk. Folsom Gorge High III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-18 Unidentified Man 25 Klamath Below Happy Camp High II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-17 Branda Snow 13 Kern Upper Kern High III+ Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-17 Robert Wheat 48 American, S. Fk. Chili bar High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 1998-06-14 Matthew Miller 19 Indian Head River High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-06-13 Charles Chandler Jr 40 New River Gorge High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NM United States 1998-06-12 Unidentified Man 34 Rio Grande Lower Taos Box Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-08 Greg Malley Tuolumne (4) Lumsden Campground 4) Lumsden Campground (Merals Pool) to Wards Ferry Bridge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NM United States 1998-06-08 Unidentified Man 20 Rio Grande Pilar Medium III Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 1998-06-07 Idus Roberston Flint Upson County, GA High II Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1998-06-01 Three People Cosumnes River Highway 49 to Latrobe Road Medium VI Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-05-24 Unidentified Man Cheat River Canyon Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1998-05-23 Nathan Vernon 27 Eagle River Dowds Chutes Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1998-05-18 Bobby Canipe 43 Catawba River Morgantown Medium N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 1998-05-13 Dee Martin Owyhee River High IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1998-05-01 Kathleen Callahan Anderson 44 Bruneau Indian Hot Springs to 8 miles South of Bruneau Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1998-05-01 Unidentified Girl Muddy Creek Susquehanna trib) (Paper Mill Road to Susquehanna River (Cold Creek Park) Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
OH United States 1998-04-26 Mark Palmisalmo Chagrin River Through Daniels Park in Willoughby, OH High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 1998-04-23 Charles Huggins Chattahoochee 6 - Metro Hooch - Powers Ferry to West Pallisades/Paces Mill High II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1998-04-18 Mark Anderson 29 Ogden River The Narrows Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 1998-04-15 Sgt. Karl Kelly White River Near Bedford, IN High N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NH United States 1998-04-07 Unidentified Man Blackwater IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1998-03-29 Tim Gavin Blackwater Upper Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 1998-03-23 Jeff Alexander 37 Illinois (2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat 2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat (31 miles) High V Raft-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 1998-03-23 Wilbur Byars 62 Illinois 2 - Miami Bar to Oak Flat High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1998-03-14 Darron Edmiston 32 Susquehanna Near Dalmatia, PA Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
GA United States 1998-03-01 Kendall Bryant 35 Etowah 4 - Highway 136 to Kelly Bridge Road High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1998-02-22 Jason Radford 21 Catawba River near Marion Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1998-02-22 Unidentified Men Potomac 4. Mather Gorge to Lock 10 High N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1998-02-22 Vivian Sinott 35 Ramapo Near Oakland, NJ Low III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1998-02-18 Pablo Parez Rocky Broad River Hwy 9 to Old Fort Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 1998-01-24 Dale Adams Little River Canyon, 2 mi above chairlift Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Ecuador 1998-01-12 Steve Stone Rio Hollin (Ecuador) confluence with Rio Hollin Grande/Chico to bridge 4 km above confluence with Rio Misahualli High V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1998-01-11 Tim McLure Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1998-01-09 Ernie Gosnell 25 French Broad below Barnard High III Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 1997-12-22 Jonathan Harris 26 Little (3. Eberharts Point 3. Eberharts Point (Chairlift) to Canyon Mouth Campground Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1997-11-09 Jay Ernest 47 Kishacoquillas Cr. High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
I Costa Rica 1997-11-03 Guest 25 Pacuare (Costa Rica) Lower Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 1997-11-01 Mike Reisman Ocoee Middle Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 1997-10-05 David Thompson 31 Dead River Spencer Falls to West Forks IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
UT United States 1997-09-27 Melvin Fisher 40 Colorado Cataract Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1997-09-06 James Gabba 36 Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 1997-08-24 Unknown Man 43 Allegheny River Oil City Riffle Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1997-08-14 Chuck Kern 27 Gunnison Black Canyon High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 1997-08-14 Rob Keher 44 Tana Gravel Bar to Chitina River to Copper River High Raft-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1997-08-08 Douglas Balls 35 Payette, main stem Below Banks Medium III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 1997-07-26 Glenda Remington 49 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1997-07-20 Rob Zimmerman Kern (4) Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat 4) Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat (Dam Run) Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1997-07-19 Lisa ? Youghiogheny 6. Lower IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1997-07-15 Hal Mullery Colorado (07. Shoshone Power Plant, Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek, Exit 121 07. Shoshone Power Plant, Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek, Exit 121 (I-70) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Near Drowning Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 1997-07-02 Geno Schumar Eagle River 3. Bridge to Bridge Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1997-06-28 Henry Filip 38 Crystal 03. Marble to Redstone High V Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1997-06-25 Rich Weiss 33 White Salmon Upper High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MI United States 1997-06-17 James Hughes 29 Sturgeon River Near L'Anse, MI High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1997-06-15 Unidentified Man East River Upper Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Planning/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1997-06-15 Unidentified Rafting Guests Flathead, Middle Fork 4. West Glacier to Blankenship Bridge III Raft-
Other
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
KY United States 1997-06-15 Larry and Terry Ratliff 53 Licking River None Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NV United States 1997-06-10 Donald Eithun 39 Truckee 3. Verdi to Mayberry Park Medium III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NV United States 1997-06-09 Henry Jardin 31 Truckee (5. East Reno/Sparks 5. East Reno/Sparks (Vista Blvd) to Pyramid Lake Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1997-06-09 Jerry Montemayor Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 1997-06-04 Brian Reynolds 23 Payette, S. Fk. Canyon Section High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1997-06-03 Dugald Bremmer 41 American, Silver Fork China Flat to SF American confluence Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 1997-05-29 Larry Kendrick 49 San Marcos None High N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1997-05-27 Dan Wagner 45 Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1997-05-26 Unknown 56 Blacklick Cr. near Johnstown, PA High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1997-05-19 Richard Plumley 42 New 14. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station Medium II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1997-05-13 Robert Walmer 32 Arkansas Pine Creek Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1997-05-12 Joel Hathorn 31 Warren Creek Lower Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1997-05-06 Michael Day Savage Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1997-04-27 Corina Sofranko 28 Toutle River Highway 504 Bridge to Tower Rd. Bridge High III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 1997-04-06 Unidentified Man Moose River 2. Lower: Rock Island to Fowlersville High V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Spinal Injury Injury Commericial Read More
edit
AR United States 1997-04-04 Kevin Adkins 38 Caldron Creek Below highway 65 II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 1997-03-29 Kevin Blattman Santiam, N. 4. Mill City to Mehama Medium II Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 1997-03-19 Morgan Chang 39 Seymour River Upper High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 1997-03-03 Dr. Raymond Neef 31 Boone Creek (KY 418 Bridge to Kentucky R. KY 418 Bridge to Kentucky R. (6.3 miles) High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1997-02-20 Robert Farmer 30 Blackwater, North Fork Rt. 219 to confluence with Blackwater River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1996-11-12 Jim Sheppard 53 French Broad, West Fork SR 1309 Bridge to US 64 Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1996-11-10 Jeff Speares 22 Jones Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1996-10-23 James Thomey 40 Millstone River Medium N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 1996-10-06 Ken Ross Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1996-09-28 Unidentified Couple Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis I Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 1996-09-27 Al Kubeluis Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1996-09-22 Unidentified Woman 52 Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 1996-09-09 Scott Hassen 25 Meadow River Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 1996-07-16 Unidentified Man Kennebec River Gorge High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 1996-07-09 Kathy Lewis 17 Youghiogheny Lower Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1996-07-06 Melissa Toben 45 Kern 2) Forks of the Kern to Johnsondale Bridge Medium IV+ Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1996-07-06 2 year-old child 2 Clark Fork 1. Missoula Town Run High II Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CT United States 1996-07-01 Mary Neville 57 Farmington River Satan's Kingdom Gorge Medium II Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 1996-07-01 Unidentified Woman Talkeetna Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 1996-06-30 Jeff Pruitt 36 Driftwood River Near Columbus, IN Medium II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1996-06-30 Neal Larson Selway 1 - Paradise to Selway Falls High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1996-06-26 Peter Duffy Hudson River Upper Hudson Low III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 1996-06-24 Sue Compton 50 Payette, S. Fork (2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station 2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station (The Canyon) IV Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1996-06-23 Leah Jamiolkowski 58 Big Hole River Near Butte Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1996-06-22 Randy Bellingham 21 Stillwater 1. Woodbine Campground to below Chrome Mine Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1996-06-19 Thomas Dickinson 29 Patapsco River Near Ellicott City, MD High N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1996-06-19 William Spath 53 Gallatin River 3. Greek Creek to Spanish Creek High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
KY United States 1996-06-17 Tom Poirie 12 North Elkhorn Creek N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1996-06-17 Melvin Wexler 56 Salmon 2 - Stanley to Old Sunbeam Dam High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 1996-06-16 Jennifer Goebel 21 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor N/A Open Canoe-
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 1996-06-16 High School Boy 16 Elkhorn Creek (Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 Forks of Elkhorn US460 Bridge to Knight's Bridge on KY1900 (6 miles) Medium N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 1996-06-15 James Schiro Vermillion River Medium N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
SC United States 1996-06-13 Ken Phinney Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 1996-06-12 Joseph Schlonski 55 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) High I Raft-
Health Problem
One Boat Trip/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ID United States 1996-06-09 Clancy Reece 50 Salmon (6 - Corn Creek to Vinegar Creek 6 - Corn Creek to Vinegar Creek (The Main) IV+ Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1996-06-09 Bret Petry 29 Selway River Upper High V Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1996-06-02 George Cochetas 44 Arkansas River 03. The Numbers Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1996-06-02 Edward Cloose 25 Arkansas Pine Creek Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1996-05-28 Luca Scribar 30 American, S. Fk. Slab Creek Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 1996-05-25 Bill Hildreth Pleasant, W. Branch Bear Brook to Long Pond Road (Gulf Hagas) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1996-05-18 unidentified woman 57 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1996-05-12 Mike Miller Animas (05. Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard 05. Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard (Rockwood Box) IV Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 1996-05-09 Jay Hickham 38 Big Eagle Creek West side of Indianapolis, IN High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1996-05-05 Art Capacite 38 Yuba, N. Fork B) Downieville to Goodyears Bar Bridge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 1996-04-21 Warren McLaughlin 80 Merrimack Amoskeag Falls to Goffs Falls High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1996-04-13 Bob Koerner 41 Millstone River Raritan/Millstone Medium N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 1996-03-30 Unidentified Men Elkhorn Creek Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
I Chile 1996-03-01 Steve "Rocky" Fairchile Futalefu R. (Chile) Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1996-01-06 David Manifold 22 Lewis, E. Fork (2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls 2 - Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls (Falls Section) Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 1995-11-05 Steven Burchard 27 Big Piney Creek High III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MA United States 1995-10-21 Kenneth Olin 25 Cold River Route 2 hairpin turn to Deerfield River V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1995-09-17 Unidentified Man Payette, N. Fork 2. Below McCall to Hartsell Bridge above Cascade Reservoir V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1995-09-16 Unidentified Man Gauley 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-09-12 Gardner Carey 23 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1995-08-20 Douglas Sweeting 19 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WI United States 1995-08-19 woman her father 20 Robinson Creek High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-07-31 Scot Hoedt 28 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-07-30 Donald Westburg Gunnison River Low Raft-
Unknown
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 1995-07-29 David Moore 31 Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1995-07-25 Angela Paulos Salmon, Middle Fork (2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar 2 - Boundary Creek (Dagger Falls) to Cache Bar (near Salmon R.) Medium III Raft-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-07-22 Ian Bell Animas 04. Silverton to Tacoma High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1995-07-15 Dr. Peter Wittman Payette, S. Fork (2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station 2 - Deadwood River to Danskin Station (The Canyon) Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-07-11 David Stroud 49 Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-07-10 William Simonton 73 Eagle River 03. Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TX United States 1995-07-08 Walter Goodman 31 Guadalupe First Crossing to Common St. Low III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 1995-07-08 Robert Ash 38 Cossatot (3) Ed Banks Road to Highway 278/4 3) Ed Banks Road to Highway 278/4 (6.25 miles) Low III Raft-
Health Problem
One Boat Trip/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1995-07-03 Anna Korstad 16 South Fork Payette River Medium III+ Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1995-07-03 2 unidentified men Nooksack High V Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1995-07-02 Unknown Yuba, N. Fork B) Downieville to Goodyears Bar Bridge High V Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-07-02 Jim Giulianelli 54 Arkansas River 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-06-25 Ryan van der Stroep 23 Clear Creek (06. Rigor Mortis 06. Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) to Golden High IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 1995-06-24 Michael Pecce 56 Dead River Spencer Falls to West Forks Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-06-24 Sam Lundeen 13 Colorado Ruby Canyon High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-06-17 Mose Pacheco 45 Arkansas 03. The Numbers High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
WY United States 1995-06-16 Mary McGavock Snake 4 - Wilson Bridge to South Park Bridge Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1995-06-11 Commercial Guest American, N. Fork 3. Chamberlain Falls: Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Yankee Jims Road Medium IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
SC United States 1995-06-09 Unidentified Man 29 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1995-06-08 Bob Clayton Snake Milner High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-06-05 Greg Norris Boulder Creek 04. Blue Bridge to Eben G Fine Park High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1995-06-01 Steve Rakenmeyer - Wildlife Offficer 23 Colorado High II Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WY United States 1995-05-30 Kyle Martin Hoback River Bondurant to Snake River (Hoback Canyon) High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1995-05-30 Unidentified River Guide Merced 5) Redbud to Briceburg High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1995-05-29 Unknown Yuba, N. Fork C) Goodyears Bar Bridge to Hwy 49 Bridge High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MT United States 1995-05-27 Rhonda Peterson North Fork Flathead High N/A Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 1995-05-27 Pat Fisse Whitewater R. Near Matamora Medium VI Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 1995-05-23 2 Victims Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine Medium IV Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
OR United States 1995-05-13 Dennis Schultz Sandy River 3. Marmot Dam site to Revenue Bridge III Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1995-04-30 Allison Guy 30 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 1995-04-30 Unidentified Man Codorus Creek PA Route 24 to Codorus Furnace Road Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 1995-04-23 Mike Munn 30 Russell Fork Breaks Interstate Park Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1995-03-18 7 Year Old Child 7 San Joaquin High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1995-03-12 Sophy Voeun 14 Lehigh 1. White Haven to Rockport Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1995-01-15 Justin Van Ness 25 Cazenovia Creek, W. Branch Aurora to West Seneca Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1994-12-14 Unidentified Men Swannanoa Main Bridge In Swannanoa to US Route 70 in Azalea II Other-
Flush Drowning
Extreme Weather/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1994-12-01 Dave Edspeseth 35 Wind River 3. Ranger Station near Stabler to High Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1994-10-24 Joy Slagle Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1994-10-16 Unidentified Man Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1994-10-01 Dave Mills 45 Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1994-09-19 Kenneth Baker 20 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge III Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1994-09-11 Terri Oldham 45 Arkansas 11. Parkdale Launch to Canon City Low IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
SC United States 1994-09-09 Unidentified Men Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1994-08-28 Patricia Tomosaitis 52 Salmon 8 - Riggins to White Bird Low III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1994-08-17 Unidentified Man 20 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge High IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1994-07-29 Harold McAlister 70 Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WA United States 1994-07-25 Mr. Goodin Nooksack Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1994-07-17 Jim Cothern 38 Cascade 1 - bl. Mineral Park to Marble Creek Campground (Upper) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 1994-06-27 Robert Briere Androscoggin 2. Bragg's Bay to Pontook III Other-
Health Problem
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1994-06-24 Tony Barb Eagle 3. Dowd Chute IV Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NH United States 1994-06-06 Kenneth Nicholson 70 Dead Diamond River High IV Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1994-06-04 Charles Seltzer 26 Cache La Poudre 04. Indian Meadows Bridge to Narrows Picnic Ground High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1994-06-04 Ryan Bruner Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor Medium III Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
MD United States 1994-05-24 Justin Sappington 14 Deer Creek Bond Road to Susquehanna River Medium I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1994-05-22 Russell Fraleigh 53 Lochsa River 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
VT United States 1994-05-01 Joseph Zaccaro 24 Otter Creek Beldens Falls to Bleeders Dam High III+ Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1994-04-29 Unidentified Man Smith Creek tributary of Cowlitz Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1994-04-17 B. C. Boggs Middle Island Creek Medium III Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1994-04-16 Michael Hendrickson 25 Obey, West Fork TN 85n Bridge to Dale Hollow Lake High III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
MN United States 1994-04-03 Laurie ? Knife (Cty 102 to Lake Superior Cty 102 to Lake Superior (5.5 miles) Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1994-04-02 Jonathan Lapp 15 Cocalico Creek Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
RI United States 1994-03-26 Dominic Valleta Wood River Medium I Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 1994-03-26 Dan Crocket Souadabscook Stream Manning Mill Bridge to Rt.1A in Hampden Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1994-03-20 David Brown 16 Meadow 2. Nallen to Route 19 Bridge Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1994-02-15 Barbara Harper 25 Lewis, E. Fork 3 - Rock Creek to Moulton Falls Park Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1994-02-15 Jack Kleinman 33 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 1993-12-29 Dick Johnson Town Creek 2) High Falls to Lake Guntersville Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1993-12-06 Marion Ambros Tohickon Creek Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant (PA Route 32) IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1993-11-30 Unidentified Man Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1993-11-30 David Hablewitz Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
VA United States 1993-10-09 Jason Campbell 17 Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC Canada 1993-10-05 Steve Smaidge Elaho River Upper Canyon Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1993-09-04 Jason Algood 17 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1993-08-08 Unidentified Man Hiwassee 2. Appalachia Powerhouse to Bridge at Reliance Medium I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1993-08-06 Dave Bruton Potomac 3. Through Great Falls (several runs) Medium V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
WI United States 1993-07-31 David Dover 25 Wolf D) Section 3: Langlade (Hwy 64) to Gilmore's Mistake (Wild Wolf Inn) High III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WI United States 1993-07-31 Todd Watson Wolf F) Section 4: Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls High III Raft-
Unknown
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 1993-07-23 Bruce McKean 42 Metolius River Riverside Forest Campground to Lake Billy Chinook Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 1993-07-15 Unidentified Woman 76 Brule (B) Brule R. Dam to Ryneers Rd. B) Brule R. Dam to Ryneers Rd. (3.4 miles) Medium II Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 1993-07-11 Jeff Birkinshaw 38 Salt River 1 - Fort Apache to US 60 Low IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-07-07 Tina Parly-Gillim 27 Yuba, N. Fork B) Downieville to Goodyears Bar Bridge Medium IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 1993-07-06 Stephen Sheldon Deschutes 05. Dillon Falls to Aspen Low V+ Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-07-03 Linda Costa 11 Chiquito Creek Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-07-02 Jose Cruz Kern Lower Medium I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1993-07-01 Unknown River Guide Cache La Poudre 8. Poudre Park Picnic Gound to below Pine View Falls Medium I Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 1993-06-16 David Cox Ocoee River Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1993-06-14 Gary Stacks 43 Uncompahgre River 02. Ouray to KOA campground High IV Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 1993-06-06 Lanier Hayes Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1993-06-03 Stanley Hollister 51 Colorado (17. Moab to Powell Reservoir 17. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) High I Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1993-06-03 Cynthia Westfall 40 Marsh Creek State Highway 21 to Middle Fork Salmon Medium III Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1993-05-29 David Burt 70 Colorado 4. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) Medium IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1993-05-28 Lloyd Snyder 34 Susquehanna River Holtwood Medium I Other-
Impact/Trauma
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-05-25 Jaroslav Mach Eel, Middle Fork Black Butte River to Dos Rios Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 1993-05-23 Richard Panitch 43 Salt 2.5 - Gleason Flats 19 mi. to Horseshoe Bend Medium VI Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-05-22 Donald Blevins 17 Feather Thermolito to Highway 99 Medium IV Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-05-20 Amadeus Ramirez 20 Kings (4. Pine Flat Dam to Centerville 4. Pine Flat Dam to Centerville (Route 180) Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1993-05-02 Brad Parker Colorado 5. Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 (I-70) to Grizzly Creek Exit 121 (I-70) Medium I Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-05-01 Peter Sterrey 30 American, N. Fork 3. Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge High IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1993-04-27 Richard Mathews 46 Colorado 4. Moab to Powell Reservoir (Cataract Canyon) Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1993-04-18 Unidentified Men Middle Creek I Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1993-04-13 Kristen Maren 24 Colorado 3. Cisco (Rose Ranch) to Moab Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-04-12 Steven Murray 33 Stanislaus The Old "New Melones" Run Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1993-04-09 Unidentified Woman Loyalsock Creek 2. US 220 to Forksville Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1993-03-31 Teenaged Boy 15 Kaaterskill Creek High Falls to Catskill Creek High III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1993-03-26 Craig Gibson 21 Shenandoah 3. Millville to Harpers Ferry High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 1993-03-25 Dr. James Wilson & Dr. Finis Taylor 40 Salt 5 - Stewart Mountain Dam to Granite Reef Dam High VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1993-03-11 Mike Wilson 45 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1993-02-20 Dan Rankin Snoqualmie, Middle Fork (4 - Concrete bridge to Tanner 4 - Concrete bridge to Tanner (Middle-Middle) Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1993-02-20 John Dunlop Arroyo Valle Mt. Hamilton to Del Valle Reservoir Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 1993-01-15 Wesley Hall 29 Tonto Creek The Box (SH 260 to Roosevelt Lake) V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1992-12-20 Daniel Campbell 31 Swatara Creek Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1992-10-10 Angela Dooley Gauley 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
VA United States 1992-10-02 Unidentified Woman Russell Fork Gorge Section:Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) to KY takeout IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1992-09-06 Unidentified Woman 22 Chattooga Section 2 - Highway 28 Putin to Earl's Ford II Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1992-07-03 Jim Yetter Payette, N. Fork 4. Smiths Ferry to Banks Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1992-07-03 Poco Bartels Lochsa 3 - Wilderness Gateway bridge to Split Creek Pack Bridge Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 1992-06-27 Paul Marshall 64 Klutina River Klutina Lake to Richardson Highway Bridge at Copper Center Medium III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Physical Trauma Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
SC United States 1992-06-13 Jason Kilby 17 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 1992-06-13 Dick Bowers 52 Richland Creek F.M. 709 to I-45 High N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1992-06-06 Dan Negro Tuolumne Cherry Creek to Meral's Pool Medium IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 1992-06-06 Gordon McKinney 57 Esopus Creek 2) Allaben Portal to Phoenicia High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1992-06-06 Gordon Mckinney Esopus Creek 2) Allaben Portal to Phoenicia High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AK United States 1992-06-04 Mathew Craig 24 Susitna Denali Hwy Bridge to Gold-Creek Alaska RR Bridge or Talkeetna Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1992-05-24 Amy Roark 5 Kern River Rancherio Below Golf Course High I Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1992-05-16 Theresa Scott Cheat 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge High IV+ Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
WV United States 1992-05-09 Cheryl Taylor New 6. New River Gorge: Cunard to Fayette Station High IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Other Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
PA United States 1992-05-08 Unidentified Man Youghiogheny River 6. Lower Medium IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
ME United States 1992-04-25 Patricia Faticanti Carrabasset 2. Kingfield to US201A I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1992-03-31 Schuylkill Flat Rock Dam High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1992-03-23 Robert Bauchspies 23 Bushkill Creek High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1992-03-08 Kit Rice Russian River Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
KY United States 1992-03-03 Kevin McLean 25 Kentucky River Medium IV Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 1992-02-15 Rick Mcgee Little 2. Upper Two to Eberhart Point High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TX United States 1992-01-03 Bruce Reynolds San Marcos Westerfield Crossing to FM 1979 High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NH United States 1991-10-25 Jamie Lantham 23 Connecticut River Near Plainfield, NH Medium II Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1991-09-21 Ned Helmsley New Gorge Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MT United States 1991-09-01 Al Bradley Bitterroot Low Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1991-07-20 Mark Pile Arkansas 06. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1991-07-15 Slim Ray Green 2. Green Narrows Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
AK United States 1991-06-18 Tom Mcassey Little Susitna 2. Mother Lode Cookhouse & Saloon to Shrock Road Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1991-06-12 Joe Groff Arkansas 03. The Numbers Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WI United States 1991-06-01 Unknown 18 Wolf D) Section 3: Langlade (Hwy 64) to Gilmore's Mistake (Wild Wolf Inn) High III Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
UT United States 1991-05-23 Mike Franklin Colorado Westwater Canyon High III Raft-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1991-05-15 Chris Booker Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp High V Kayak - Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AL United States 1991-04-21 10 yr old boy 10 Warrior, Locust Fork 1) CR 1 (Five Points Rd) to US Route 231 Medium II Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1991-02-02 Jim Brooks Smith Piney River Wash-Pelfrey Road to Spring City High III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Solo Paddling/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1990-12-31 Geoffrey Graham 36 Buffalo Creek Near Pittsburgh, PA IV Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 1990-12-24 Tracy Turner 30 Dan River Claudville (Route 103) to Jessup Mill (Rte. 1432) Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1990-11-28 Bezuk 52 Green River 2 - Green River Gorge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1990-09-23 Brian Brodin Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1990-08-26 Man & Daughter 45 Schuylkill Flat Rock Dam Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1990-08-15 Philip Bender 29 Clarion R. Near Golden Medium Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1990-08-05 Unknown Man Youghiogheny 6. Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1990-08-01 Philip Bender 29 Clarion River . Low I Kayak - Other-
Health Problem
Solo Paddling/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1990-07-30 Unidentified Men Codorus Creek PA Route 24 to Codorus Furnace Road II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1990-07-28 Daniel Berryman 11 Chattooga Section 3 - Earls Ford to Route 76 Bridge Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IL United States 1990-07-22 James & Lynne Sherman DuPage River High I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
edit
IL United States 1990-07-22 David Ellis 15 DuPage River Bordering DuPage Co. Forest Preserve High I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1990-07-02 Kathy Bolyn Savage Dam to North Branch Potomac River Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1990-06-21 Unknown Woman 27 American, S. Fork 6. Route 193 (Chili Bar) to Folsom Lake (Salmon Falls Road Bridge) High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 1990-06-17 Jesse Sharp 28 Niagara Niagara Falls Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1990-06-16 Ted Graff Clear Creek 5. Green Bay Rock (mile 262.9) to Rigor Mortis (mile 267.2) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1990-06-15 Kyle Altman Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1990-06-15 Raft Passenger Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
CO United States 1990-06-10 Steven Schaub 50 Crystal 2. Marble to Redstone Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Other Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1990-06-09 Larry Heidemann Arkansas 04. Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista High III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1990-06-07 Lincoln Williams 25 Arkansas 03. The Numbers High III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1990-05-18 Ian Jenkinson Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Open Canoe-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1990-04-28 Madeline Bruckner 26 Hudson 1. Indian River to North River High IV Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NY United States 1990-04-28 Unknown Man Delaware River Mongaup Wave Medium II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
VA United States 1990-04-06 Andy Kasen 21 James 4. Upper James into Richmond Medium VI Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VA United States 1990-04-05 Andrew Sluiter 40 James Near Howardsville Medium I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1990-03-19 Dean Middleditch 23 Salmon (Lake Ontario) Lake Ontario) (2. Route 2A to Black Hole through Pulaski High III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1990-03-17 Dr. George Lesher 64 Normans Kill Normansville to Route 32 High II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 1989-10-01 4 men Wildcat Creek Along Eisenhower Rd. High II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
edit
AL United States 1989-10-01 John Drain 25 Blackwater Creek (Rt. 257 Rt. 257(County Road 41) to Walston Bridge Medium Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1989-09-22 Whitney Shields Meadow Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1989-09-12 John Dolbare Meadow Lower High V Kayak - Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
SC United States 1989-08-27 Kevin Bright 21 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
SC United States 1989-07-31 Doug Wellman Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
TN United States 1989-07-29 Keven Huff Tellico 3. Bridge below Jared's Knee to Ranger Station Low III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 1989-07-24 unknown Skateboarder Albuquerque River II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NC United States 1989-07-09 Roger Stallings 30 Tuckasegee River Section 3. Dillsboro to Rt. 1392 High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NC United States 1989-07-04 Five Paddlers Watauga Sect III High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1989-06-27 Rich Montgomery Tuolumne Clavey Falls Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1989-06-17 Gary Kugler 23 Raritan, S. Branch Town of High Bridge to confluence with North Branch of the Raritan Medium N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ME United States 1989-06-15 Sherry Lee Gilbert 24 Machias Big Machias Lake to Aroostook River High III Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AZ United States 1989-06-14 Martin Hunsucker 54 Colorado Grand Canyon Low V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
NJ United States 1989-05-29 Louis Gelato 29 Musconetcong River Bloomsbury to Delaware River Medium N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1989-05-21 Rich Eschelman 32 Delaware River Lambertville Wing Dam High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
AR United States 1989-05-19 Larry Denton Cossatot River Cossatot Falls III Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
NJ United States 1989-05-16 Ken Kajiwara Pequannock River Newfoundland (Rte 513) to Alt Rt 511, Pompton Lakes High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
VT United States 1989-05-06 Mimi Lebeu 19 West River Ball Mountain Dam to Jamaica State Park (Salmon Hole) High II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
IN United States 1989-05-03 Debra M. Skinner 24 Sugar Creek (Darlington Darlington (1.2 miles) Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1989-04-22 Michael Lowendic Cheat (2. 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1989-03-29 John Degeorge Russian River Pieta Creek to 101 Bridge High III Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1989-03-25 Charlie Deaton 59 Blackwater Lower Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1988-09-04 Tim Houllihan Payette, N. Fk. Smith's Ferry to Banks Medium V Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
MD United States 1988-08-02 Stephen Smith 30 Potomac 5. Lock 10 to Little Falls IV Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1988-06-11 Unknown Man 63 Cache La Poudre 7. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1988-06-06 Dane Wray 36 Secesh Loon Creek to Lick Creek, 4.6 mi to S. Fork Salmon R. High V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1988-05-28 Russell Price Selway Main High V Raft-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1988-05-28 Mark Minchon Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
ID United States 1988-05-24 Gregory Luebert Clearwater, S. Fork Hanging Rock to Cougar Creek Trailhead High IV+ Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WV United States 1988-05-06 John Poidevant Meadow 2. Nallen to Route 19 Bridge High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1988-03-26 Unknown Man Pine Cr. Grand Canyon Of PA High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
OR United States 1988-03-20 Randy Castille Sandy 3. Marmot Dam to Revenue Bridge Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
WA United States 1988-01-01 Ray Wiseman 27 Skykomish, S. Fork 2. Baring to Sunset Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
edit
NY United States 1987-11-16 Unidentified Group Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Open Canoe-
Other
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
CA United States 1987-11-02 Unidentified Group Bolinas Lagoon, San Francisco Bay area Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1987-08-15 Joan Blechschmidt Youghiogheny 6. Lower High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
edit
TN United States 1987-08-11 Randy Provost Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium IV Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
edit
PA United States 1987-08-08 Drew 8 Delaware Lambertville Rapids Medium II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
BC Canada 1987-08-01 5 Individuals 40 Chilko High V Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
BC Canada 1987-07-01 5 Individuals Elaho River High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
edit
AK United States 1987-06-30 Tatshenshini 2. Dalton Post to Alsek (Dry Bay) III Raft-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
edit
CO United States 1987-06-19 Unidentified Man Arkansas G. Stone Bridge to Rincon (Salida Town) Medium N/A Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 1987-06-10 Unidentified Man Animas 08. Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park High IV Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Darkness/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 1987-05-03 Unidentified Man Kern 2) Forks of the Kern to Johnsondale Bridge IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
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WA United States 1987-04-29 2 Girls Carbon 1 - Fairfax to 177th St. East Medium II Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 1987-04-27 Howard Schmitz Yuba, S. Fork C) Washington to Edwards Crossing Low IV Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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KS United States 1987-04-17 Uknown Man Kansas River Medium N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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NY United States 1987-04-05 Ben Hegner 20 Shawangunk Kill River Low VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 1987-04-04 Andrew Palmer American, S. Fk. Golden Gate Run Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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MA United States 1987-03-21 Uidentified couple Quaboag Lucy Stone Park in Warren to Route 67 Open Canoe-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 1987-02-02 Mike Culbertson Suck Creek Suck Confluence to Bridge Medium IV Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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AL United States 1987-01-25 Glenn Clark Mulberry Fork Center Hill- Blountville Road to US Route 31 High III Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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Mexico 1986-12-30 Steve Daniel 36 Rio Mezquital V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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AK United States 1986-08-17 Mr. Blanchette 67