Public Submissions (Initial reports not yet confirmed by AW Safety Committee)

Accidents Since 1973

[ Reported Accidents per Year ]

Accident Database

20 Completed Safety Reports Found

State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private Links
CA United States 2022-09-27 Unknown 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
AZ United States 2022-09-11 Ronald Vanderlugt 67 Colorado River Grand Canyon Low IV Raft-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-09-11 Unidentified Man McKenzie River III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-09-11 Unidentified Men Deception Pass N/A Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Injury 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-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Asthma Attack 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
OR United States 2022-08-23 Maximillian Zelaya 41 Deschutes 05. Dillon Falls to Aspen N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2022-08-13 Julie Moore 50 Youghiogheny River Low IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
Canada 2022-08-13 Unidentified Woman 58 Du Nords River N/A Open Canoe-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 2022-08-12 Mason S. Hayes 60 Rogue River Wild and Scenic N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 2022-08-10 Jane Doe 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 Tristen Manalo. 25 Wenachee River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 2022-07-30 Unidentified Man 60 Wenatchee Low III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Poor Planning/ 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
CA United States 2022-07-29 Joshua Crane 31 Sacramento River N/A Other-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2022-07-27 Unidentified Men & Women Santiam River N/A Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
ID United States 2022-07-23 Richard Scyphers 55 Salmon River N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 2022-07-23 Richard Scyphers 55 Salmon River N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2022-07-21 Unidentified Man Pigeon 2. Lower Pigeon III Other-
PFD Fell Off
/ Fatal Private Read More

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