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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
MD United States 2018-11-19 Susan Lynne King 62 Potomac 0.5 Dam # 4 to Shepherdstown WV High N/A Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
Nepal 2018-11-15 Adrian Kiernan 31 Humla Karnarli N/A Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More
Costa Rica 2018-10-20 Kevin Thompson Reid Naranjo River High N/A Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
KY United States 2018-10-08 Matthew Hughes 35 Elkhorn Creek Forks of the Elkhorn Medium III Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
VA United States 2018-10-06 Brannen Proctor 67 Russell Fork (Bartlick Bridge (VA 611) to Garden Hole Road Bartlick Bridge (VA 611) to Garden Hole Road (Breaks Park) Medium III+ Kayak - Other-
Other
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
AZ United States 2018-09-07 Mike Howard 67 Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
IA United States 2018-09-03 John Michael Conley Indian Creek High I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2018-09-02 Unidentified Boy 12 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium II Raft-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Commericial Read More
PA United States 2018-09-01 Unidentified Man 33 Lehigh 2. Rockport to Glen Onoko Medium N/A Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
ID United States 2018-08-28 Helen Eimers 73 Salmon 8 - Riggins to White Bird Low III Raft-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2018-08-17 Ronald Stevens 84 Deschutes 05. Dillon Falls to Aspen V Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2018-08-13 Large Group Lehigh 3. Glen Onoko to Bowmanstown High II Raft-
Other
High Water/ Injury Commericial Read More
NC United States 2018-08-11 Jennifer Gail Martin Toe, North Route 1123 to Stroup Road to Route 1321 High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
TN United States 2018-08-11 Unidentified Woman 48 Nolichucky (Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground Poplar N.C. to Nolichucky Gorge Campground (Erwin, TN) High IV Raft-
Health Problem
/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
AZ United States 2018-08-09 Unidentified Group Colorado 18. Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead N/A Other-
Other
Extreme Weather/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
MD United States 2018-08-09 Patrick Waldron 58 Monocacy River 1. Creagerstown Park to Devilbiss Bridge Park High II Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 2018-08-05 Rosa Spadaro 67 Lehigh 3. Glen Onoko to Bowmanstown High I Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
AK United States 2018-08-01 Aidan Don 22 Nizina 1. Nizina Glacier to Kennicott River II Inflatable Kayak-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2018-07-27 Angie Anderson Yellowstone River Near Livingston, MT. N/A Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
MI United States 2018-07-21 Michael Scott 35 St Josephs River I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Other Fatal Private Read More