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Accidents Since 1973

(reported accidents/yr)

Accident Database: 20 Results Found

Completed Safety Committee Reports

State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private
ID United States 2017-09-29 Christopher Chapman 48 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) IV Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 2017-09-22 Unidentified Man Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead III+ Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ 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 IV+ 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 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
/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2017-07-18 Unidentified Woman Arkansas 09. Rincon to Pinnacle Rock High III Raft-
/ 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
AK United States 2017-07-15 Martin Rinke 63 Matanuska River 1. Lions Head N/A Inflatable Kayak-
/ 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 North Fork Flathead River Medium II+ Raft-
/ 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 N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
AL United States 2017-07-11 Charles Stewart Talapaloosa River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ 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-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Poor Group / Scene Management/ 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 Inflatable Kayak-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Private 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