Accidents Since 1973

[ Reported Accidents per Year ]

Completed Safety Committee Reports


Accident Database: 20 Results Found


State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private
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) N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Inexperience/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-27 unidentified man 61 Spokane River High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2020-06-27 Unidentified Woman Boise Downtown Boise N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-26 Male 35 Spokane River I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
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MT United States 2020-06-24 unidentified man Flathead River I Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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BC Canada 2020-06-24 unidentified man Cheakamus River IV Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-23 Jaspreet Turna 28 Spokane (3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats 3. T.J. Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats (Lower) High N/A Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-06-22 Ricardo Valencia Sanchez 46 Arkansas 11. Pueblo Whitewater Park N/A Raft-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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AR United States 2020-06-22 Unidentified Woman Spring (Mammoth Spring to Hardy Mammoth Spring to Hardy (15 miles) N/A Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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Canada 2020-06-21 Byron Chekamus N/A Kayak - Other-
/ Injury Private Read More
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NC United States 2020-06-20 Chris Clark 46 Cheoah Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake Boat Launch Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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ID United States 2020-06-18 unidentified man Coeur d'Alene, North Fork Babins Jct to Little North Fork I Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
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IA United States 2020-06-09 Sharon Kahn 64 Turkey River High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Planning/ Asthma Attack Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2020-06-08 Unidentified Woman James 5. Lower James through Richmond Low N/A Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More
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WA United States 2020-06-06 Jezell Barrera 14 Klickitat 1 - Yakama Reservation to Leidl Campground N/A Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-06-06 Patrick Southworth 61 Animas 07. Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park High III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
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NY United States 2020-06-06 Unidentified Rescuer Niagara Niagara Gorge V Other-
Other
Failed Rescue/ Injury Private Read More
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CO United States 2020-06-05 Mike Roumph 53 Arkansas (10. Parkdale Launch to Canon City 10. Parkdale Launch to Canon City (Royal Gorge) High IV+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2020-06-02 Joshua B. Jennings 45 James 4. Upper James into Richmond Medium N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
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TN United States 2020-06-01 Unidentified Teen Girl 15 Duck River Old Stone Fort High I Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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