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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
TN United States Doug Cameron Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) N/A Inflatable Kayak-
/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
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-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Fatal Private Read More edit
Italy 2017-03-25 Andrea Faoro 17 Sermenza Middle section (Piaggiona - Boccioleto) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
OR United States 2017-02-12 Scott James "Scotty" Jarrell 43 Umpqua, North 1.5) above Deadline Falls to Idlelyd Park IV Inflatable Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
SC United States 2016-11-27 Clay Nash Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
India 2016-10-27 33 Umig River N/A Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
AR United States 2016-10-19 Unidentified Woman Ouachita (4) Remmel Dam to I-30 at Malvern 4) Remmel Dam to I-30 at Malvern (6 miles) Medium Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More edit
NY United States 2016-10-16 Mariah Mahaney Moose River 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
MD United States 2016-10-16 Seth Burkholder 38 Jones Falls Lake Roland to Round Falls Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More edit
MA United States 2016-09-04 Unidentified Woman 52 Deerfield (3) Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp 3) Monroe Bridge to Bear Swamp (The Dryway) IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Injury Commericial Read More edit
WA United States 2016-08-24 Edward J. Williams 74 Winchester Wasteway Open Canoe-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 2016-08-19 Unidentified Man Potomac River Near Williamsport, MD I Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2016-08-18 Pamela Solomon 54 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-08-11 Jamie Page 25 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
AK United States 2016-08-07 Joseph Cantler 14 Fortymile, Middle Fork and North Fork Joseph Airstrip to Taylor Hwy Fortymile Bridge Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 2016-07-31 Unidentified Woman Lehigh 2. Rockport to Glen Onoko Low Other-
Other
Inexperience/ Hypothermia Injury Private Read More edit
CA United States 2016-07-31 Richard Girard 59 Sacramento River 4) Sims Flat Campground to Lake Shasta II Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Other Fatal Private Read More edit
CO United States 2016-07-24 Patrick Kelsall 19 Colorado 02. Gore Canyon Other-
Unknown
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 2016-07-23 Richard "Ghost" Arceneaux 43 Pigeon 1. Walter's Power Plant at Waterville to Bridge at Hartford Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WY United States 2016-07-22 Bourke Dewain Tarbet 45 Snake (7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch 7 - West Table to Sheep Gulch (Alpine Canyon) Low III Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit