Accident Database

2336 Completed Safety Reports Found

State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private Links
WA United States 2024-07-21 10 Unidentified People Skykomish River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Extreme Weather/ Injury Private Read More
AK United States 2024-07-19 Larry Erwin 53 N/A Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More
ON Canada 2024-07-19 Annette Martz 49 Grand River N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
MO United States 2024-07-16 5 Unidentified People East Fork of the Black River High III+ Other-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2024-07-15 Unidentified Man Arkansas River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
FL United States 2024-07-14 Unidentified Man Rainbow River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2024-07-13 Unidentified Man 35 Arkansas River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
NY United States 2024-07-13 Alfred Arzuaga Hudson River Medium II+ Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2024-07-13 Naomi Pomeroy 49 Willamette River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
MO United States 2024-07-09 Mathew Tobin 42 Bear Creek N/A Other-
Other
High Water/ Other Injury Private Read More
PA United States 2024-07-07 Gary Conlty 53 Delaware River I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2024-07-07 Deborah Burke 65 Klutina River N/A Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WA United States 2024-07-05 Tom 48 Wenatchee 1. Lake Wenatchee State Park to Tumwater Campground Low I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
UT United States 2024-07-04 Unidentified Man 65 Colorado River Westwater Canyon High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2024-06-27 Devin Allen Dodson 16 Cosumnes River II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
UT United States 2024-06-27 Michael Harp 54 Green River Lodore Canyon High IV Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2024-06-26 Jessica Prado 40 Kootenai River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2024-06-24 Pamela Waaser 67 Nenana River High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
MT United States 2024-06-24 Roger Booth 76 Bitterroot River Medium I Raft-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
OR United States 2024-06-23 Unidentified Paddlers North Santiam River High IV Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2024-06-22 Mary Kohn 66 Rogue River Below the Wild & Scenic section II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-22 Matt Clemente Colorado River South Canyon to Dinosaur/ Tibbets High II+ Other-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2024-06-22 Joshua Marrero 31 Mad River I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Other Fatal Private Read More
UT United States 2024-06-21 Unidentified People San Juan River III+ Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2024-06-20 Jacob Anthony Jackson 50 Buena Vista Park to Independence N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
WY United States 2024-06-16 3 Unidentified Men Shoshone River High IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-16 Jerry Whaley 46 Bear River V Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2024-06-16 Sam Taylor 32 Green River Narrows Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
CA United States 2024-06-15 Zongchar Moua 34 American River High I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-08 Vilis J. “Butch” Zigurs 74 Roaring Fork IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-07 Cole Brunner Oh Be Joyful Creek V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-06 Unidentified Man 40 Colorado River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-04 Dylan Wallace 27 Arkansas 01. Granite to Numbers Launch Site Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2024-06-02 Unidentified Man 26 Tincan Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-01 Brent Boulter 56 Colorado River Upper Colorado below Gore Canyon High III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2024-06-01 Unidentified Woman 18 Colorado River I Standup/Surf Board-
PFD Fell Off
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2024-05-30 Ciara Byrne 20 Poudre River III+ Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CO United States 2024-05-30 Ciara Byrne 20 Cache La Poudre Bridges III Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
Canada 2024-05-28 Unidentified Man Ottawa River Medium III Other-
Equipment Trap
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2024-05-27 Caddo N/A Inflatable Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More
CA United States 2024-05-26 Jason Stingl 43 Feather, Middle Fork 2. Nelson Point to Milsap Bridge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2024-05-25 Chad Mumbauer 44 Lehigh River Below Jim Thorpe I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Other Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2024-05-21 Christopher Jaglin 59 Sugar Creek NFR 19 to Jack Creek Rec Area (6.2 miles) III Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2024-05-19 Judy Henderson-Bailey 69 Buffalo River Low I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
IA United States 2024-05-19 Unidentified Child West Fork of the Des Moines River N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
/ Other Injury Private Read More
VA United States 2024-05-19 2 Unidentified Men 31 N. Fk. Shenandoah Medium I Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MN United States 2024-05-18 Jesse Melvin Haugen 41 BWCA Curtain Falls N/A Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
Inexperience/ Other Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2024-05-18 7 Unidentified Men Willamette River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
IA United States 2024-05-18 Justin Limkemann 39 Iowa River Upper N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2024-05-18 Thomas Gray 73 Middle Fork of the Salmon River High IV Raft-
Other
High Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
MD United States 2024-05-16 2 Unidentified Men 19 Potomac River Great Falls, Maryland Side Medium V+ Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
ID United States 2024-05-16 Unidentified Man 24 Snake River II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
Switzerland 2024-05-16 Bren Orton 29 Melezza River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2024-05-04 Unidentified Man 17 Sequatchie River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Other Fatal Private Read More
MD United States 2024-05-03 Phil Coleman Youghiogheny River Upper Medium IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
PA United States 2024-05-01 Tony Luongo 69 Schulkill River Low I Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2024-04-26 Thomas Robinson 58 Colorado Grand Canyon IV Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2024-04-19 John Brewer 76 Bitterroot River N/A Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
IN United States 2024-04-16 Solomon Shirley 22 White River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2024-04-04 Unidentified Man New River Gorge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
AL United States 2024-03-10 James Henderson 51 Town Creek Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Spinal Injury Injury Private Read More
GA United States 2024-03-09 Timothy Davis 34 Flat Shoals Creek High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
ON Canada 2024-03-09 5 Unidentified Men Ottawa River N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Injury Private Read More
GA United States 2024-03-03 Stephanie Rolader Chattahochee High II+ Inflatable Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
NH United States 2024-03-01 Michael Stewart Winnipesaukee River 2. Cross Mill bridge road to Franklin (Lower Winni) I Open Canoe-
Other
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
PA United States 2024-02-16 Brenton King 44 Susquehanna River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2024-02-15 Baker ? Big Laurel Creek IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2024-02-11 Jason Karr 28 Columbia River Columbia N/A Standup/Surf Board-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2024-02-01 Unidentified Man 50 Sacramento River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Other Fatal Private Read More
NY United States 2024-01-28 Shawn R. McWhorter 44 Seeley Creek N/A Kayak - Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2024-01-26 Unidentified Man Nantahala River 2.Upper, Route 1310 Bridge to Hwy. 19 High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
NY United States 2024-01-14 Andrew M. Locash 26 Black River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2024-01-12 Ashley Haynes Arkansas River N/A Standup/Surf Board-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2024-01-02 Hunter Frazier, 20 French Creek II Kayak - Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
NY United States 2023-12-30 Unidentified Man 22 Honeoye Creek Highway 20 to Highway 65 III Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Extreme Weather/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
NC United States 2023-12-29 Unidentified Man Cape Fear River High II+ Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2023-12-16 Wes Gilligan 36 White Salmon River IV Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2023-12-13 Unidentified Man James River 5. Lower James through Richmond High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Injury Private Read More
NC United States 2023-11-03 Unidentified Man Green River Gorge Low V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2023-10-28 Robert Lester 69 Caney Fork River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
UT United States 2023-10-24 Clay Petty 53 Colorado 17. Moab to Green River Confluence Low N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2023-10-12 Unidentified Man 68 Klamath River I Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
WA United States 2023-10-11 Unidentified Man 29 Skagit River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2023-10-09 James Laughlin 69 Boise River Low II Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2023-10-09 Unidentified Man Clark Fork II+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2023-09-28 David Bartecchi 46 Rogue River Wild and Scenic Section Low III+ Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MD United States 2023-09-17 Ella Mills 25 Potomac River Little Falls Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Other Fatal Private Read More
Canada 2023-09-16 Tomáš Jakoubek 42 Cheakamus River Paradise Valley N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2023-09-12 Unidentified Man Rogue River IV Raft-
Health Problem
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WV United States 2023-09-09 Lee Lenora Doyle 63 Gauley River Upper section Medium IV+ Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WV United States 2023-09-07 Norman LaHugh Cassell 62 Gauley River Upper Medium IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2023-09-07 Unidentified Man Tieton River 1. Rimrock Reservoir to Windy Point Campground (Upper) Medium III+ Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-08-28 Benjamin Sheehan 38 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2023-08-27 Unidentified Man 61 Willamette River I Standup/Surf Board-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2023-08-26 Jerry Osmon 65 Caney Fork High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
MI United States 2023-08-12 Jeffrey Lynn-Ellis Spade 30 Grand River Low I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Darkness/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-08-06 Unidentified Man Arkansas 09. Pinnacle Rock Launch to Parkdale Launch Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More
AL United States 2023-08-02 Frank Lloyd Scaduto Tennessee River I Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2023-08-01 Unidentified Man 45 Eagle River Bridge to Bridge High III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
MO United States 2023-07-28 Jason Bollinger 48 Current Montauk State Park to Gooseneck I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2023-07-27 Charles Claassen 52 Skagit River 1. Gorge Dam to Goodell Creek Medium I Standup/Surf Board-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2023-07-26 Unidentified Paddler Snoqualmie N/A Standup/Surf Board-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ME United States 2023-07-24 Scott Newton 38 Penobscot, W. Branch Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2023-07-23 Unidentified Men Cheat (2. 2. (Canyon) Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge III Kayak - Other-
Vertical Pin
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-07-23 Isaac Montaño Rivera 32 Colorado River N/A Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-07-22 Peyton Schartner 30 Colorado River High I Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
KY United States 2023-07-21 Joseph "JR" Curry 33 Big South Fork of the Cumberland River Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Solo Paddling/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-07-20 Unidentified Woman Arkansas River Brown's Canyon III Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Cold Water/ Injury Commericial Read More
WA United States 2023-07-15 Unidentified Woman 58 White Salmon River 3 Medium IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
UT United States 2023-07-15 Multiple Weber Henefer to Taggarts Medium II Other-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
WA United States 2023-07-15 Unidentified Woman 50 Snoqualmie Snoqualmie Falls to Fall City II Standup/Surf Board-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-07-14 Cornelis Booysen 55 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 III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
PA United States 2023-07-13 Unidentified Boy 14 Stoney Creek Canyon Low III Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
MT United States 2023-07-09 Elise Tomberlin 26 Bitterroot River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-07-09 Jenny Vines 56 Clear creek Dumond IV Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
NC United States 2023-07-08 Unidentified Man 69 Dan River I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-07-07 Cornelis Booysen 55 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
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
AK United States 2023-07-05 Steven Craig 67 Little Susitna River II Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2023-07-05 Craig George 70 Chulitna River II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2023-07-03 Maya Amaral 32 Rush Creek 2) Grant Lake to Mono Lake III+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NV United States 2023-07-02 James Martin 59 Carson River High II+ Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2023-07-02 Yumiko Virant 49 North Toe River II Open Canoe-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2023-07-02 Jasmin Flores 28 Henry's Fork N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2023-07-01 Unidentified Woman Cache Creek 2) Bear Creek Confluence to Rumsey Low III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-06-25 Unidentified Man 65 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
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2023-06-25 Beth Trevino 49 American river South fork High III Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Physical Trauma Injury Commericial Read More
CO United States 2023-06-25 Diane Graham 51 Colorado River "Pumphouse Section" High III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-06-23 Ronnie Hill 64 Arkansas River III Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-06-23 Thomas Taylor 68 Colorado Burns to Dotsero Medium II+ Other-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-06-19 Roger Torgler 60 Arkansas River Royal Gorge IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CO United States 2023-06-16 Carlos Chacanan 41 Arkansas 04. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge III Other-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2023-06-14 William Hoxie 26 Kern 3) Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3 High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2023-06-14 Cory Peppard 61 Grand Ronde II Other-
Impact/Trauma
/ Physical Trauma Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2023-06-14 Bill ? (not his real name) Jarbidge (Jarbidge Forks to Bruneau River Jarbidge Forks to Bruneau River (Indian Hot Springs) Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
CA United States 2023-06-13 Unidentified Man 60 South Fork American River High II+ Raft-
Swim into Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-06-11 Unidentified Boy 9 Boulder Creek IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-06-10 Sara Rosecrans 24 Animas River 03. Silverton to Tacoma High V Raft-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CO United States 2023-06-09 Dustin Harker 47 Arkansas Royal Gorge High IV+ Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
ID United States 2023-06-08 Clifford Parver 91 Lochsa River II Other-
Other
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
NM United States 2023-06-07 Alan Gadkari 62 Rio Grande High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WA United States 2023-06-03 Sandhya Sridhar 29 Klickitat River 1 - Yakama Reservation to Leidl Campground Medium III Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2023-06-03 Unidentified Teen Boy Colorado Colorado - 04. State Bridge to Burns Medium II+ Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NM United States 2023-06-03 John Matteson 73 Rio Grande High IV+ Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
CA United States 2023-05-31 Unidentified Man 63 Sacramento River High I Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-05-28 Ari Harms 35 Colorado River Byers Canyon IV Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2023-05-27 Michael Hazel 27 Ocoee Middle Medium III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-05-21 Nicholas Courtens 34 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) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2023-05-20 Cristian Galvez 17 Cle Elum River II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2023-05-19 Vasiliy Zagreychuk 65 Clackamas River High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2023-05-13 Unidentified Men Calfkiller River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-05-12 Unidentified Man 34 Clear Creek Low III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2023-05-10 Richard Zehm 72 Dolores River High III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NM United States 2023-05-06 David Bishop 50 Rio Grande High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2023-05-04 Robert M. “Mike” Spurrell 46 Wenatchee River 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2023-05-02 Leah Patterson 26 James River Through Richmond High IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2023-05-01 Tracy Demaree 63 Boise Downtown Boise High III Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2023-04-29 Trey Westbrooks Haw River Glencoe to Red Slide Park High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
MA United States 2023-04-24 Matthew Peck 72 Westfield River Medium II Open Canoe-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2023-04-23 Evan Ruttan 15 Nantahala River Lower Medium III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More
NY United States 2023-04-22 Susanna Garber 22 Chemung River N/A Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2023-04-19 Gavin Jostad 17 South Fork of the Yuba 49 to Bridgeport Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
QC Canada 2023-04-15 Unidentified Man Bonniebrook Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Inexperience/ Shoulder Dislocation Injury Private Read More
SC United States 2023-04-15 Thommy C. Bellamy 35 Savannah River Below Evans, GA II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ON Canada 2023-04-15 Jeff Papin Beaver Creek High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2023-04-13 Michael Brook 65 Susquehanna River Medium N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2023-04-09 Shane Coates 38 Salt River High I Standup/Surf Board-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NM United States 2023-03-27 Tregg Granato 55 Gila River II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2023-03-18 Sarah 22 Tohickon Creek Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant Medium II+ Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
AZ United States 2023-03-16 Unidentified Men Salt River N/A Other-
Other
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
AZ United States 2023-03-06 Kent Brocklehurst 64 Salt River Upper Canyon Low IV Raft-
PFD Fell Off
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2023-03-05 Doug Maher 70 Cuyahoga River High II Kayak - Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
New Zealand 2023-03-02 Jeremy Norbury 24 Turnbull River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2023-02-18 Philip Shelton 64 French Broad River II+ Open Canoe-
Unknown
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2023-01-14 Unidentified Men Big Sandy Creek Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Extreme Weather/ Injury Private Read More
Mexico 2022-12-18 Curtis May Agua Azul V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2022-12-16 Carl Keaney 61 Little 1. Bridge at Elkmont to Sinks Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2022-11-12 Tim Wiley 61 James 2. Glasgow to Snowdon High II+ Raft-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2022-10-11 Three Teenagers Tuckaseigee River High II Other-
Unknown
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
WV United States 2022-10-03 Mike Edwards 46 Meadow River Upper Section High V Raft-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2022-10-03 Unidentified Man 46 Gauley River Lower High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
ME United States 2022-10-01 Brian M/ Breen 57 Dead River Spencer Falls to West Forks High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CA United States 2022-09-27 Unidentified Paddlers Feather, N. Fork 2) Rock Creek Dam to Rock Creek Powerhouse Medium IV Other-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
WV United States 2022-09-19 Unidentified Woman Kanawha River Kanawha Falls near Gauley Bridge Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
WA United States 2022-09-11 Unidentified Men Deception Pass N/A Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
AZ United States 2022-09-11 Ronald Vanderlugt 67 Colorado River Grand Canyon Low IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-09-11 Unidentified Man McKenzie River II+ Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ME United States 2022-09-10 Unidentified Woman Kennebec 1) Kennebec Gorge: Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
ID United States 2022-09-03 Kenneth Ledgerwood. 68 Salmon River N/A Kayak - Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
Canada 2022-08-27 Unknown 56 Cowichan Marie Canyon Low II+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2022-08-23 Brian Lizer 23 Knik River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-08-23 Maximillian Zelaya 41 Deschutes 05. Dillon Falls to Aspen IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
ON Canada 2022-08-23 Unidentified Man Madawaska River N/A Kayak - Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2022-08-13 Julie Moore 50 Youghiogheny River Medium IV Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
QC Canada 2022-08-13 Sabine Bernal 58 Du Nords River III Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-08-12 Mason S. Hayes 60 Rogue River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2022-08-10 Unidentified Woman 32 Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) & E. Fork Sixmile) (Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine Medium IV Packraft-
Impact/Trauma
/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
WA United States 2022-08-07 Unidentified Man 25 Wenachee River II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-07-30 Unidentified Man 60 Wenatchee River Low III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2022-07-29 Joshua Brandon Crane 30 Sacramento 5) Balls Ferry to Tehema N/A Standup/Surf Board-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-07-27 Unidentified Men & Women Santiam River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
ID United States 2022-07-23 Richard Scyphers 55 Salmon River III Other-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-07-21 Joseph Torkelson 56 Deschutes River III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2022-07-21 Unidentified Man Pigeon 2. Lower Pigeon III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
WI United States 2022-07-20 Four Unidentified Teens Eau Claire River II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2022-07-19 Unidentified Man Rogue River II Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2022-07-17 Unidentified Teen 16 Payette, S. Fork 4 - Deer Creek Ramp to Banks (Staircase) Low IV Raft-
Other
Inexperience/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
SC United States 2022-07-17 Unidentified Woman Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Injury Commericial Read More
AK United States 2022-07-16 Christopher Roby 54 Tsaina Lower Canyon III Raft-
Other
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2022-07-15 Unidentified Man 38 Buck Creek (Springfield Play Park0 Springfield Play Park II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Other Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-07-14 Unidentified Man 49 Rogue River Lost Creek Reservoir to Gold Ray Dam Medium II Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
SC United States 2022-07-14 Unidentified Child 12 Chattooga IV Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
IA United States 2022-07-13 Diamond Mathis 11 Raccoon River I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Other Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-07-12 Unidentified Woman 49 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor Medium II+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
IA United States 2022-07-04 Ricco Morrow 34 Raccoon River I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WY United States 2022-07-04 Hector Bedolla-Zarat 22 Snake River 5 - South Park Bridge to Astoria Bridge Medium II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
BC Canada 2022-07-03 Peter Jolles 46 Bugaboo Creek High III Packraft-
Other
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2022-07-02 Unidentified Man South Fork American Gorge Run (Satan's Cesspool/ Hospital Bar) Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2022-07-02 Ginny Pemberton 43 Clear Creek 07. Tunnel 1 Down III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2022-07-01 Unidentified Man 70 James River Through downtown Richmond Low III+ Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
Canada 2022-06-30 Unidentified Man 62 Slocan River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
/ Other Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2022-06-25 Alicia Monahan 41 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Other-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-06-25 William Henniger 41 Little Wenachee River High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
MI United States 2022-06-25 Donovan Forsythe 26 St. Joseph River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-06-22 Mike Feeheeley 36 Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2022-06-22 Bernardo Garcia Jr. 50 Snake River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WY United States 2022-06-21 Steve Davis 55 Gros Ventre Lower Slide Lake to Kelly Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2022-06-21 Danny Fitch 43 Flathead, Middle Fork 3. Moccasin Creek to West Glacier High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2022-06-18 Eugene Hinson Ocoee River Middle Ocoee Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CO United States 2022-06-15 Kimberley Moore 42 Colorado 13. Grand Junction Town Medium II Standup/Surf Board-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-06-15 John Coleman 33 Nooksack, N. Fork High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CO United States 2022-06-14 Unidentified Man Cache La Poudre 07. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2022-06-11 Sheetal Patel 47 Colorado River Grand Canyon Low N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
ID United States 2022-06-11 Everette Jackson 21 Payette 2. Lower Main - Beehive Bend to Jet Boat Ramp High I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2022-06-10 Unidentified Man 65 Truckee Boca Reservoir to Floriston Bridge Medium III+ Inflatable Kayak-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Other Injury Private Read More
CA United States 2022-06-10 Unidentified Man South Fork Salmon River South Fork Gorge Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Shoulder Dislocation Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2022-06-06 Stefano Pezzella 37 Arkansas (10. Parkdale Launch to Canon City 10. Parkdale Launch to Canon City (Royal Gorge) N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2022-06-06 Kenneth Ward 79 Arkansas River IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2022-06-05 Julie Freeman 44 Stillwater River 4. Whitebird public access to Fireman's Point public access High N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2022-06-04 Unidentified Man 25 Tuscarawas River I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2022-05-31 James Grossman 56 Salmon, S. Fork 3 - Secesh Confluence with South Fork to Salmon River IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NY United States 2022-05-30 Unidentified Man Saranac River Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
OH United States 2022-05-30 Ronald Swigert 72 Tuscarawas River Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2022-05-30 Lauren E. Winstead 23 JamesRiver 4. Upper James into Richmond High N/A Standup/Surf Board-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-05-28 Unidentified Woman 61 Coeur d’Alene River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2022-05-25 Tommy Thompson 75 Arkansas River IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
ID United States 2022-05-24 Robert W. Gray 63 Middle Fork Salmon River IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2022-05-22 Jonathan Gentile 38 Delaware River Lambertville Wing Dam High III Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2022-05-16 Brian Hansen 56 Buffalo (13) Rush Landing to Buffalo City 13) Rush Landing to Buffalo City (24.4 miles) High I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
MO United States 2022-05-15 Caleb Gage 32 Missouri River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2022-05-08 Steven Koning 50 Yaak River High V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
IA United States 2022-05-07 Shane Stephenson 45 Iowa River N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-05-07 Justin Leroy Grossman 36 Willamette 2. Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing High II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2022-05-05 5 people Juniata River N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2022-04-30 Ben Murphy 17 Deschutes River III Standup/Surf Board-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-04-26 Joseph Bendix 26 Long Tom River Medium I Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2022-04-25 Unidentified Woman & Child Cuyahoga River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
PA United States 2022-04-24 Richard Lackey 76 Conestoga River Low I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-04-23 Mariana Dukes 23 Long Tom River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NY United States 2022-04-16 Samuel M. Martin 45 Hudson 1. Indian River to North River Medium IV Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
NH United States 2022-04-06 Jonathan Zukowski 31 Connectcut High I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
GA United States 2022-04-04 Unidentified Man Chattahoochee 8 - Metro Columbus/Phenix City II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2022-04-03 Unidentified Man Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) Medium IV Inflatable Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
AZ United States 2022-03-26 Mary Kelly 68 Colorado 19. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2022-03-01 Christopher Aubrey Klamath 07. Happy Camp to Coon Creek III+ Kayak - Other-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2022-02-24 Megan Thompson 34 Oconaluftee 2. Smokemont Campground to Oconaluftee Visitor's Center Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2022-02-23 Unidentified Man 21 Scioto Scioto County IV Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
Ecuador 2022-02-11 Patrick Riley 62 Quijos River Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
AL United States 2022-02-06 Carin Burford 48 Little, W. Fork 3. Lake Howard to East Fork Little III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-02-01 James Shimizu Little White Salmon Willard to Columbia River IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
Ecuador 2022-01-20 Jacob Clark Quijos River Bridge to Bridge IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2022-01-01 Unidentified Man 19 Conasauga Creek FR 341 to Holly Springs Rd Bridge N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
Mexico 2021-12-17 Adam Mayo 43 Rio Jalacingo Upper Medium V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2021-11-15 Finnegan Woodruff 22 White Salmon 3 - Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners High V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2021-11-05 Nick Parsons Green River 2. Green Narrows V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Injury Private Read More
AK United States 2021-11-04 Korkishko 75 Lake Creek River Chelatna Lake to Yentna River III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More
2021-10-30 Paul O'Dwyer 42 Cleddeau River I Standup/Surf Board-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NE United States 2021-10-08 Linda D. Schledewitz 65 North Platte River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2021-10-01 Alex Kolar 28 Deschutes River IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
AL United States 2021-09-22 Johnny Henderson 35 Flooded Area N/A Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WY United States 2021-09-20 Kim Crumbo 74 Shoshone Lake N/A Open Canoe-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2021-09-17 Unknown Gauley (7 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
Japan 2021-09-17 Unidentified Man Tama River II Packraft-
Equipment Trap
/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2021-09-10 Unidentified Man Gauley River 7 (Upper). Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
AK United States 2021-09-05 Jeffery DeRonde Eagle River N/A Packraft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2021-09-02 David E. Roberts 73 Portneuf Ft.Hall Low I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2021-09-02 Allen Dahl 21 Lowe River Keystone Canyon High III+ Packraft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
PA United States 2021-08-28 Stephen Matrese 58 Swatara Creek High N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2021-08-28 Dalton Edwards 29 White River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
Russia 2021-08-20 Pyotr Kirienko Levaya Mama High III Packraft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2021-08-17 2 Unidentified Men Pigeon River IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2021-08-14 5 Inner Tubers North Santiam River Medium III+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
MO United States 2021-08-14 Unidentified Man Mississippi River N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2021-08-13 Tony (Antonio) de la Torre 67 French Broad Section 9 III Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2021-08-09 Nicholas Zawadzki 36 Payette River Below Banks Low III Standup/Surf Board-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2021-08-09 Reese Doyle 36 Tonsina River Lower Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2021-08-08 Randall Crawford 63 Yellowstone River I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2021-08-06 William Ellis Glover 60 New River Shumate Falls Low II+ Kayak - Other-
Health Problem
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2021-08-02 Unknown 35 Little Miami Kelly Nature Preserve to St Rt 126 Medium II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Poor Planning/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2021-07-31 Unidentified Boy 15 Hiwassee River Medium II Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
NY United States 2021-07-30 Owen Harrington 15 Schroon River II Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
NH United States 2021-07-29 Unidentified Man Pemigewasset River I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
MO United States 2021-07-27 Maria Lilibeth Reyes 46 Elk River N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MA United States 2021-07-25 Unidentified Woman Deerfield River 3) The Dryway Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Injury Private Read More
VA United States 2021-07-25 Pedro Garay 24 Shenandoah River I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WA United States 2021-07-24 2 Unidentified Men 56 Skykomish Sunset falls to split rock Low III+ Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2021-07-24 Brian Fitzpatrick 51 Arkansas 02. The Numbers Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
ID United States 2021-07-20 Unidentified Woman Snake River 3.5 miles upstream from the South Park boat ramp II Other-
PFD Fell Off
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2021-07-15 Unidentified Man Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground IV Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2021-07-14 Rebecca Copeland 29 Colorado Grand Ganyon N/A Other-
Impact/Trauma
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2021-07-13 James Curtis 39 Middle Fork of the Flathead Medium I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MD United States 2021-07-10 Unidentified Boy 7 Potomac River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Injury Private Read More
WI United States 2021-07-10 Anthony Rogers 40 Peshtigo (E) Roaring Rapids: Otter Ck to W.P.S. Landing E) Roaring Rapids: Otter Ck to W.P.S. Landing (5.3 miles) N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2021-07-09 Unidentified Man Rogue River II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2021-07-08 Unidentified Woman Cascade (1 - bl. Mineral Park to Marble Creek Campground 1 - bl. Mineral Park to Marble Creek Campground (Upper) II Standup/Surf Board-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
IA United States 2021-07-06 Michael Jaramillo 11 Adventureland Amusement Park N/A Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2021-07-04 Aliya Grizzard 15 Umpaqua River II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2021-07-03 Charles Wallace 56 New River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2021-07-03 Bobbie Egan 60 Whitewater (Metamora, IN to Elizabethtown, OH Metamora, IN to Elizabethtown, OH (34 miles) High II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2021-06-30 Heidi Weaver 50 South Fork Snake River Lorenzo to Menan I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
/ Fatal Private Read More
NY United States 2021-06-27 Michael Cammett 24 Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2021-06-23 Chason P. Russell 41 Crystal 04. Redstone to Penny Hot Springs Medium V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2021-06-22 Unidentified Man Arkansas 05. Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access Medium IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Other Injury Private Read More
NY United States 2021-06-21 Richard Hudson 1. Indian River to North River III+ Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Commericial Read More
AL United States 2021-06-20 Donald Craig Sinnett 49 South Sauty Creek Lower: Bucks Pocket to Guntersville Lake High III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
MO United States 2021-06-19 David M. Robles 82 Current River I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2021-06-16 5 Tubers Dan River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2021-06-14 James Crocker 63 Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead Low IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
SC United States 2021-06-13 Mother and Daughter Saluda 4 - Lake Murray Dam to Broad/Congaree confluence III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
VA United States 2021-06-05 Jeffrey Nicely 59 New 05. McCoy Falls to Eggleston III Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2021-06-05 Charles R. Harman 61 Buffalo ( 8) Woolum to Tyler Bend 8) Woolum to Tyler Bend (15.3 miles) I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2021-06-05 Jason Post 34 Grande Ronde (F. Minam F. Minam (Wallowa River) to Troy High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2021-05-30 David Pope 20 Nolichucky River Nolichucky Gorge Campground to Jackson Love Bridge Low II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
CA United States 2021-05-29 Joseph Hatcher 46 Cherry Creek Upper High V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2021-05-28 Lindsay Ashton 25 Swan River Wild Mile IV Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
GA United States 2021-05-25 David Southin 41 Chattahoochee 5 - Middle Hooch - Buford Dam to Highway 20 I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2021-05-24 John Beachey 53 Muddy Creek Low III Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2021-05-22 8 unidentified kayakers Cache La Poudre 11. Fort Collins Play Park II Kayak - Other-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
/ Injury Private Read More
ID United States 2021-05-22 David Andrew Spencer 31 Salmon (9 - Hammer Creek to Snake River confluence 9 - Hammer Creek to Snake River confluence (Lower Gorge) III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NH United States 2021-05-08 Edward James Pinskey Gale River Franconia to Ammonoosuc IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Darkness/ Injury Private Read More
KY United States 2021-05-05 Edwardo Ponce 26 North Elkhorn Creek High N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2021-04-26 Deborah Ellis 60 Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Commericial Read More
VT United States 2021-04-19 Marty Illick 70 Lewis Creek Prindle Corner to Lake Champlain Low II Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2021-04-01 Norvell Fleming 39 Pigeon River Walter's Power Plant to Hartford High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
IN United States 2021-03-30 Kevin Rodriguez 17 White River N/A Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
GA United States 2021-03-27 Unidentified Man 66 Overflow Creek USFS Road 86B to Overflow Creek Road Bridge Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2021-03-25 Craig Quigley 60 Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2021-03-21 Marc Stevens 46 Paint Creek Paint Creek Reservoir to old Rt. 50 rest area High III Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2021-03-03 Ron Case Van Haren Appomattox River Chesdin Dam To Petersburg (Route 36) II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Other Fatal Private Read More
GA United States 2021-02-01 Unidentified Man Chattahoochee 3 - Upper Hooch - GA Route 115 to Duncan Bridge Road IV Kayak - Other-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
KY United States 2021-01-17 Jacob Stover 16 Ohio River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
KY United States 2021-01-16 Dakota ? Russell Fork, Lower (Breaks Park River Access to below Elkhorn City Breaks Park River Access to below Elkhorn City (2.5 - 6 miles) Low N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2020-12-24 David Schenderlein 60 Willamette 2. Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing High I Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2020-12-23 Dave Schenderlein 60 Willamette 2. Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing II Standup/Surf Board-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2020-11-15 Blaine M. Davis 20 Canyon Creek (Lewis River trib.) Lewis River trib.) (2 - Fly Creek to Merwin Reservoir High V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
High Water/ Other Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2020-11-11 Alden Henry Black Moshannon Creek Gorton Road to Rt. 53 Bridge Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Darkness/ Injury Private Read More
Mexico 2020-11-03 Dan Braly 58 Rio Santa Maria Fourth Canyon Low IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Commericial Read More
TN United States 2020-10-24 Robert “DJ” Young 26 Chickamauga Creek Low I Kayak - Other-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2020-09-29 Armani Alicea 28 Ocoee River Middle Ocoee Medium IV Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 2020-09-22 Samuel Crosby III 33 Gauley Upper Medium V Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Commericial Read More
WV United States 2020-09-21 Sam Davis Kanawha River Kanawha Falls near Gauley Bridge IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
TN United States 2020-09-18 Ocoee River Middle III+ Raft-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
AR United States 2020-09-18 Rebekah Anne Bryany 18 Caddo River Caddo Gap to Glenwood Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2020-09-13 Louvella Yelton Arrowood 64 Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
AR United States 2020-09-13 James Stephenson 41 Caddo (Norman to Amity Norman to Amity (29 miles) I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2020-08-31 Ronald Newton 62 Flathead, North Fork 1. Canadian Border to Blankenship Bridge III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2020-08-30 Brandon Chiles 40 Rappahannock (2. Remington 2. Remington (Route 15/29) to Kellys Ford I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2020-08-25 Steve Polumsky 62 Selway 2 - Selway Falls to Clearwater River Low I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2020-08-22 Richard Hoverstein 52 Ressurection River I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2020-08-22 Cleve Loney + 69 Missouri River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2020-08-16 Jane Doe 13 South Fork of the South Platte River Deckers to Confluenct Medium II Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
AR United States 2020-08-14 2 boys 17 Petit Jean River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Injury Private Read More
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
MT United States 2020-08-05 Unidentified Woman 68 Bitterroot River I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2020-08-03 Unidentified Girl Eleven Point River I Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
AR United States 2020-07-13 Greg Slocum 47 Ouachita (5) Rockport Ledge 5) Rockport Ledge (PnP) N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2020-07-12 Richard Ross 40 Middle Fork of the Flathead N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
ME United States 2020-07-11 Emily Fournier 33 Kennebec 1) Kennebec Gorge: Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WA United States 2020-07-07 Sage Adams 10 Skagit 1. Goodell Creek to Copper Creek II Kayak - Other-
Unknown
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NY United States 2020-07-04 Unidentified Men Delaware Hancock to Port Jervis Low N/A Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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
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
ID United States 2020-06-27 Ashley Surratt 35 Boise Downtown Boise II Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2020-06-26 Male 35 Spokane River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
BC Canada 2020-06-24 unidentified man Cheakamus River IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2020-06-24 unidentified man Flathead River I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
Canada 2020-06-21 Byron Chekamus N/A Kayak - Other-
/ Injury Private Read More
ID United States 2020-06-20 Jaspreet Turna 28 Spokane river N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
AR United States 2020-06-12 Kristen Johnson 25 Buffalo ( 6) Hasty to Carver 6) Hasty to Carver (4 miles) I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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
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
NY United States 2020-06-06 Unidentified Rescuer Niagara Niagara Gorge V Other-
Other
Failed Rescue/ Injury Private Read More
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
CO United States 2020-06-06 Patrick Southworth 61 Animas 07. Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park High III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
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
WV United States 2020-06-05 Nate ? Deckers Creek 2. Preston Co. line 5.8 mi to WV 7 V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MI United States 2020-05-24 Unidentified Boy 3 Rogue Medium I Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
MI United States 2020-05-23 Two unidentified men Huron River High I Kayak - Other-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Russia 2020-05-01 Yalil Kuvandykov Inzer River II Packraft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
AZ United States 2020-03-20 Unidentified Woman 42 Verde 08. Bartlett Reservoir to confluence with Salt River High II Standup/Surf Board-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2020-03-15 Robert Newsome 51 Elk River High I Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
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
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
TN United States 2020-02-02 Tyler Osbourne 28 Spring Creek I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
Argentina 2020-01-29 Thomas David McKendrick Lake Nahuel Huapi N/A Packraft-
Flush Drowning
Poor Planning/ Fatal Private Read More
Japan 2020-01-19 Unknown Nagara River II+ Packraft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
New Zealand 2019-11-22 Andrew Bowler 30 Anaktuvuk River High II Packraft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
TN United States 2019-09-02 Brandon Archer 21 Buffalo River I Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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
OR United States 2019-08-31 Tracy Allen 37 Willamette River N/A Other-
Swim into Strainer
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
Canada 2019-08-28 Romain Quénéhen Nass River IV Packraft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
ID United States 2019-08-15 Maximus Samuel Hansen 10 Payette, S. Fork 1 - Grandjean to Deadwood III Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
NY United States 2019-08-03 Lisa Margaritis 48 Hashamomuck Pond N/A Standup/Surf Board-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2019-07-25 30 Unidentified People American River I Raft-
Other
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
OR United States 2019-07-22 Jon Van Valkenburg 54 Rogue River I Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
Iceland 2019-07-15 Bjørn Debacker 41 Þingvallavatn Lake N/A Packraft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
NY United States 2019-07-10 Unidentified Man Niagara Niagara Gorge VI Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
CO United States 2019-07-04 Matthew Spates Poudre River II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
CO United States 2019-06-30 Michael Robert James 39 Arkansas 04. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge High III Standup/Surf Board-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
CO United States 2019-06-21 Sarah Schultz 31 Gunnison River below McCabes High III Standup/Surf Board-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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
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
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
NH United States 2019-06-13 Alex Bronchuk 20 Merrimack River II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
China 2019-06-10 Mary Grace Butscher McCoy Jinsha Jiang River IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
AR United States 2019-06-08 Ross Tharp 33 War Eagle River I Open Canoe-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
AL United States 2019-06-02 Collins Nelson 18 Flint River N/A Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
WV United States 2019-05-19 David Treadway Cheat River Medium N/A Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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
MO United States 2019-05-18 Vanessa Gutierre 44 Black River N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MD United States 2019-05-17 Deb Olson 59 Youghiogheny 3. Upper Medium V Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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
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
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
MO United States 2019-05-04 Unidentified Man Jack's Fork High II Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
ID United States 2019-04-26 Keawe Pestana 34 Salmon 7 - Vinegar Creek to Riggins III Open Canoe-
Failed Rescue/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
VA United States 2019-03-03 Richard Krause Roanoke River Medium II Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
CA United States 2019-02-14 James Michael Miller 62 Escondido runoff channel Near San Diego, CA High III+ Standup/Surf Board-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
Nepal 2018-11-15 Adrian Kiernan 31 Humla Karnarli N/A Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More
Costa Rica 2018-10-20 Kevin Thompson Reid Naranjo River High N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
PA United States 2018-09-01 Christopher J. Santana 33 Lehigh 2. Rockport to Glen Onoko Medium III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
AK United States 2018-08-02 Aidan Don 22 Nizina 1. Nizina Glacier to Kennicott River II Packraft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
ID United States 2018-07-15 Unidentified boy 12 Snake River N/A Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
United Kingdom 2018-07-11 Phil?? British River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Asthma Attack Injury Private Read More
NE United States 2018-07-08 Unidentified Women Elkhorn River High I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
IL United States 2018-06-30 Unidentified Man 27 Rock River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
AK United States 2018-06-18 John Squires 71 American Creek Hammersly Lake to Lake Coville IV Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
MT United States 2018-06-12 Alfred Tully 71 Rock Creek (Missoula County) Missoula County) (Middle & West Fork confluence to Clark Fork R. High II Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
MT United States 2018-06-09 David Hall 70 Clark Fork High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
MD United States 2018-06-04 Unidentified Man Potomac High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
GA United States 2018-06-02 Alvin Lino 46 Chattahoochee River Columbus Whitewater Park High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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
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
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) II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
China 2018-04-21 17 Unknown Paddlers Taohuajiang River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
New Zealand 2018-03-28 Keith "Chief" Haare 62 Shotover River IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
AZ United States 2018-02-04 Tyler Williams Burro Creek N/A Other-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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
Ecuador 2018-01-20 Adam Vaughn 22 Abanico River V+ Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
MD United States 2017-09-03 Ursy Potter Potomac 6. Little Falls Low III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
AK United States 2017-07-15 Martin Rinke 63 Matanuska River 1. Lions Head IV Packraft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
AL United States 2017-07-11 Charles Stewart 31 Talapaloosa River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
ON Canada 2017-07-04 Lynn Bartholomew 55 Ottawa River High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More
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
NY United States 2017-07-03 Kevin Moak 43 Mohawk IV Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
UT United States 2017-06-29 London DeDios, 4 4 Provo 07. Bridalveil High III Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
PA United States 2017-06-26 Arnetta Johnson Youghiogheny 5. Ohiopyle Falls High IV Raft-
Other
One Boat Trip/ Injury Commericial Read More
TN United States 2017-06-25 Ernest Lee Wade 59 Collins River High N/A Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
CO United States 2017-06-10 Unidentified Man 60 Green 2- Lodore to Echo Park High II Inflatable Kayak-
/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CA United States 2017-06-08 Stephanie Waggoner 49 Truckee 1. Alpine Meadows Road to Floriston I Standup/Surf Board-
Equipment Trap
/ Fatal Private Read More
MA United States 2017-06-08 Unidentified Man Connecticut (Holyoke High I Kayak - Other-
/ Injury Private Read More
CO United States 2017-06-05 Elyssa McCreight 32 Colorado 03. Pumphouse campground to State Bridge (Pumphouse) III Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
NY United States 2017-06-01 Unidentified Man 28 Hudson 1. Indian River to North River Medium IV Raft-
/ Injury Commericial Read More
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
OR United States 2017-05-30 Cameron Deane 31 Owyhee River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
AL United States 2017-05-28 Jason Smith 34 Tallapoosa River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More
ME United States 2017-05-27 Jennifer Bousquet 38 Saco River High I Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2017-05-27 Unidentified Woman American, S. Fork 7. Coloma to Greenwood Creek High II+ Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More
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
OH United States 2017-05-23 Tyler Webb 28 Scioto O'Shaughnessy Dam - Up River VI Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
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
ID United States 2017-05-08 James Harson 60 Moyie Meadow Creek to Moyie Falls Dam High III+ Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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
PA United States 2017-05-06 Larry Piefer 60 Pine Creek Ansonia to Blackwell High II Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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
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
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
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
CA United States 2017-04-28 Dayton ?? Chico Creek N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
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
AR United States 2017-04-23 William Farhat Arkansas River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2017-04-23 Jimmie Blair 69 Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead IV Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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
CA United States 2017-04-15 Lawrence Holguin 60 Kern River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2017-04-10 Unidentified family Goose Creek Medium VI Other-
Other
Inadequate Equipment/ Injury Private Read More
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
ON Canada 2017-04-07 Thomas Rancourt 8 Muskoka River N/A Open Canoe-
Other
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2017-04-06 Wendy Arthur,MD 63 Tellico 3. Bridge below Jared's Knee to Ranger Station