Accidents Since 1973

[ Reported Accidents per Year ]

Completed Safety Committee Reports


Accident Database: 20 Results Found


State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private
WY United States 2019-05-22 Brian Allen 44 Snake (2 - Jackson Lake to Moose 2 - Jackson Lake to Moose (Teton National Park) High I Raft-
Swim into Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
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TX United States 2019-05-19 Unidentified Man Guadalupe (5. First Crossing to Common St. 5. First Crossing to Common St. (6 miles) Medium II+ Kayak - Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More
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WV United States 2019-05-19 David Treadway Cheat River Medium N/A Kayak - Other-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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MO United States 2019-05-18 Vanessa Gutierre 44 Black River N/A Kayak - Other-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-05-11 Convers Hansen 61 Sacramento 1) Box Canyon Dam to Dunsmuir N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-05-09 Cache La Poudre, North Fork (02. Livermore Bridge to Main Stem 02. Livermore Bridge to Main Stem (lower) Low N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-05-06 David Wayne Johnson 56 American, N. Fork 4. Yankee Jims Road Bridge to Lake Clementine High II+ Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inadequate Equipment/ Fatal Private Read More
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MO United States 2019-05-04 Unidentified Man Jack's Fork High N/A Open Canoe-
Equipment Trap
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
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MO United States 2019-05-01 Scott M. Puckett Bull Creek High II Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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SC United States 2019-04-27 Gregory Hinson 27 Saluda River N/A Kayak - Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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CO United States 2019-04-23 Unidentified Man Vallecito Creek 01. 1 Mile Above Vallecito CG N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Physical Trauma Injury Private Read More
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NV United States 2019-04-20 Stephen Bauwens 49 Truckee (2. Floriston 2. Floriston (or Farad) to Verdi, NV High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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OH United States 2019-04-20 Unidentified Couple Chagrin River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Fell Off
Inexperience/ Injury Private Read More
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IL United States 2019-04-01 Two Unknown People DuPage (Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Shepley Rd. Shorewood: Hammel Woods to W.Shepley Rd. (5.7 miles) N/A Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-03-31 Sean Manchester Yuba, S. Fork F) Route 49 to Bridgeport V Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More
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United States 2019-03-30 Fallon Wells 37 Chattahoochee River N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Inexperience/ Other Fatal Private Read More
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VA United States 2019-03-03 Richard Krause Roanoke River Medium II Kayak - Other-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Injury Private Read More
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WV United States 2019-02-24 Nancy Kell 56 Red Creek 2. D4149 North Branch Bridge to confluence with the Dry Fork Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
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NC United States 2019-02-23 Unidentified Man French Broad 6. NC Route 251 to Route 1634 High III+ Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
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CA United States 2019-02-14 Unidentified Man Escondido runoff channel Near San Diego, CA High N/A Other-
Flush Drowning
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
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