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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 2018-06-10 Unidentified Man Clear Creek (05. Green Bay Rock (MM 262.9) to Rigor Mortis 05. Green Bay Rock (MM 262.9) to Rigor Mortis (MM 267.2) Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Fatal Commericial Read More
OH United States 2018-06-10 Benjamin Gipson 29 Great Miami River I Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 2018-06-09 Donald Wright 64 Spring River Fulton County N/A Inflatable Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
MD United States 2018-06-04 3 Unidentfied Men Potomac 7. Little Falls High IV Other-
Flush Drowning
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 2018-06-04 Christian Sheetz 46 Arkansas 01. Granite to Numbers Launch Site Medium IV Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Head Injury / Concussion Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 2018-06-02 Unidentified Woman Ocoee Middle Ocoee - #2 Dam to #2 Powerhouse Medium III+ Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2018-06-02 Grady and Cash Troyer 9 Grande Ronde (Troy Troy (OR) to Snake River at Heller Bar III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
GA United States 2018-06-02 Alvin Lino 46 Chattahoochee River Columbus Whitewater Park High IV Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
MI United States 2018-06-01 Robin Early 36 Huron River Near Huron Lake Dam N/A Kayak - Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
IA United States 2018-05-31 Alex Denclau 26 Des Moines River High N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
OR United States 2018-05-28 Sharlene Wright Rogue (3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass 3. Gold Hill Boat Ramp to Grants Pass (up to 18.3 miles) II Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
OH United States 2018-05-28 No Victim 78 Little Beaver Creek Lisbon to about Ohio Route 11 Low I Inflatable Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More
MT United States 2018-05-27 Edward Conning 65 Rock Creek (Carbon County) Carbon County) (Lake Fork to Red Lodge Medium IV Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
United States 2018-05-26 Unidentified Man American, Silver Fork Slides, lower section of Dugald Bremmer, not in database Medium IV+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
NY United States 2018-05-26 Molly Superchi 36 Moose 3. Bottom: Fowlersville to Lyons Falls V Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Private Read More
OR United States 2018-05-26 78 year-old male 78 John Day 3. Clarno to Cottonwood III Raft-
/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Injury Private Read More
NJ United States 2018-05-25 Unidentified Man 39 Delaware River High I Open Canoe-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 2018-05-21 Chad Newbreast 44 Smith Camp Baker to Eden Bridge High II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 2018-05-15 Delmer Melvin "Dale" Garratt 56 French Broad 6. NC Route 251 to Route 1634 II+ Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More
KY United States 2018-05-06 Unidentified Man 28 Rolling Fork River N/A Kayak - Other-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Solo Paddling/ Fatal Private Read More