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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
CO United States 2017-07-18 Unidentified Woman Arkansas 09. Rincon to Pinnacle Rock High III Raft-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
NJ United States 2017-07-16 35 Delaware River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Solo Paddling/ Injury Private Read More edit
AK United States 2017-07-15 Martin Rinke 63 Matanuska River N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2017-07-15 Michael Brinks 66 Yampa 05. Deerlodge Park to Echo Park Low II Inflatable Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MT United States 2017-07-14 Lee Alan Gebro North Fork Flathead River Medium II+ Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AL United States 2017-07-11 Charles Stewart Talapaloosa River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2017-07-10 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 edit
OH United States 2017-07-08 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 edit
OH United States 2017-07-07 Steve Lippson 40 Hocking River High VI Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
ON Canada 2017-07-04 Lynn Bartholomew 55 Ottawa River High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Commericial Read More edit
NY United States 2017-07-03 Sacandaga, W. Branch Whitehouse to Sacandaga Campsite III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NY United States 2017-07-03 Kevin Moak 43 Mohawk River N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2017-07-01 Perry Ratcliffe Jr. 36 Swatara Creek High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2017-06-27 Mark Wier 64 Arkansas 05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge III Raft-
Health Problem
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2017-06-27 William McHarg 64 Cache La Poudre 07. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park High IV Raft-
Health Problem
High Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More edit
TN United States 2017-06-25 Ernest Lee Wade 59 Collins River High N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NV United States 2017-06-22 Sarah Duncan 32 Truckee 3. Verdi to Mayberry Park N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Unknown
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit
VA United States 2017-06-20 Deborah A. Stacil 58 James River I Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2017-06-18 Maximillan Lopez 18 Cache La Poudre 10. Below Filter Plant to Picnic Rock Access VI Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NM United States 2017-06-11 John McDonough 71 Rio Grande 6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Unknown
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit