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Accident Database: 64 Results Found

Completed Safety Committee Reports

State/Country Date Name/Age River/Section Flow/Class Boat/Cause Factor/Injury Type/Private
I New Zealand 1999-12-05 Niamh Tomkins 24 Waikato River Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 1999-12-01 Todd Smith 28 Possum Creek, Big Waldens Ridge to Bakewell Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
MA United States 1999-12-01 Peter Anderson 32 Concord City of Lowell to Merrimack River IV Open Canoe-
Unknown
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
MA United States 1999-11-30 Heidi Domeicin Cold Route 2 hairpin turn to Deerfield River High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
MA United States 1999-11-30 Heidi Domeicin Deerfield (4) Bear Swamp to Zoar Gap 4) Bear Swamp to Zoar Gap (Fife Brook Section) High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
SC United States 1999-11-30 Doug Cameron Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Other/ Head Injury / Concussion Injury Commericial Read More
MD United States 1999-11-27 Bryan Ragan Potomac Great Falls Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
TN United States 1999-11-25 Jack ? White's Creek 1. Rt 68 to Possum Trot/Alloway Bridge (Upper White's Creek) High III Whitewater Kayak-
Other
High Water/ Injury Private Read More
TN United States 1999-10-17 Unidentified Man 39 Hiwassee 2. Appalachia Powerhouse to Bridge at Reliance Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
I Nepal 1999-10-09 Jim Traverso 44 Sun Kosi, Nepal 16 km below the confluence of the Dudh Kosi High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
UT United States 1999-10-04 Max Turner 29 Colorado Westwater Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 1999-09-25 Ryan Allison 16 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser High III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WV United States 1999-09-25 Chris Malamisura 20 Gauley (9 9 (Lower). Bucklick Branch to Swiss Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CT United States 1999-09-17 Paul Santoni 34 Quinnipiac River near the Cheshire town line High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 1999-09-16 Dan Stotz 32 Cache La Poudre 1. Long Draw Reservoir to Big South Campground Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Vertical Pin
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
CT United States 1999-09-04 Tara Butler 10 Housatonic Near Gaylordsville Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 1999-08-23 Eric Adler 33 Cascade 1 - bl. Mineral Park to Marble Creek Campground (Upper) Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 1999-08-15 Richard Carson 30 Payette, N. Fk. Smith's Ferry to Banks Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 1999-08-13 Lindsay Gillespie 14 New River Gorge Low IV Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
NC United States 1999-08-04 Jack Meadows 58 Nantahala 3. Power Plant to Wesser Medium III Raft-
Foot Entrapment
Inexperience/ Fatal Commericial Read More
TN United States 1999-08-01 Kyle Tyree 24 Little 5. Dam at Melrose to the Tennessee River High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Equipment Trap
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
ME United States 1999-07-31 Charles Thompson 56 Penobscot, W. Branch Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag Medium Raft-
Health Problem
Other/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
WA United States 1999-07-15 Fatima Hawley 27 Green (3 - Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge 3 - Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge (Yo-Yo) II Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
UT United States 1999-07-15 Fredrick Hadden 43 Weber River Center Street Bridge Medium II Other-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MI United States 1999-07-09 Joe Miranda 30 Clinton (W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) W. Avon Road (at Livernois) to E. Avon Road (Yates Dam) (5 miles) High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
TN United States 1999-07-08 Amanda Smith 17 Little 4. Townsend to Dam at Melrose Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
NM United States 1999-07-04 Teenage Boy Albuquerque River concreet lined riverbed High Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 1999-07-04 Jason Armstrong 22 Salmon The Day Stretch Medium III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 1999-06-26 53 yr old man 53 Arkansas Browns Canyon High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CO United States 1999-06-23 Mary Ann Smith 16 Arkansas Below Canon City High II Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 1999-06-20 John Stofle Yuba, N. Fork Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
MD United States 1999-06-17 Would be rescuer Potomac O-Deck Medium II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
NJ United States 1999-06-17 Gary Kugler 23 Raritan River Bridgewater Medium N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 1999-06-13 Dusty Lane 22 Spokane 2. Harvard Park to Mirabeau Park (Upper) High III Raft-
PFD Not Worn or Present
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CO United States 1999-06-13 Donna Graham 64 Cache La Poudre 7. Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground Medium IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Heart Attack / Heart Failure Fatal Commericial Read More
MD United States 1999-06-08 Unidentified Man Potomac Great Falls Low V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
BC Canada 1999-06-05 Mark Oddy 30 McKale River Near McBride, BC Medium Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 1999-05-31 Burt Ole Funk 29 Salmon, S. Fork 3 - East Fork of South Fork to Salmon River High V Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 1999-05-31 Sandra Townsend 48 Big Fork Medium Raft-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
SC United States 1999-05-30 Rachel Trois 16 Chattooga Section 4 - Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp Low IV Other-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
AZ United States 1999-05-30 Todd Strickland 49 Colorado Grand Canyon Medium III Other-
PFD Not Worn or Present
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
WA United States 1999-05-30 William Edgar Gallaher 55 Wenatchee 3. Leavenworth to Monitor High III Raft-
Flush Drowning
Darkness/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
MT United States 1999-05-30 Cora Rader 63 Big Hole River Medium I Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
AK United States 1999-05-29 Eloise Hubbard 75 Neenana River near the gateway to Denali National Park Low Raft-
Flush Drowning
Failed Rescue/ Hypothermia Fatal Commericial Read More
CA United States 1999-05-27 Will Hagood Tuolumne Main (lower) High V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat against Rock or Sieve
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
UT United States 1999-05-25 William Tichnor Colorado Westwater Canyon IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
NJ United States 1999-05-21 Robert Escheiman 32 Delaware Lambertville High III Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
ID United States 1999-05-15 Unknown Man 25 Snake Hell's Canyon Medium Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
One Boat Trip/ Hypothermia Fatal Private Read More
MN United States 1999-05-11 Baptism B) Eckbeck campground to Lake Superior Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Cold Water/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
WA United States 1999-05-08 Lawrence Jobst 34 Green Green River Gorge Medium Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Poor Group / Scene Management/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 1999-05-07 Walt Shipley 43 Dinkey Creek 2. Dinkey Creek Campgrounds to logging spur road Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in a Natural Hydraulic
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More
NH United States 1999-05-03 Richard Wayne Palmer 18 Wells River near Groton High IV Open Canoe-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
WV United States 1999-05-01 Drunk partier Tygart Arden Medium III Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Near Drowning Injury Private Read More
MT United States 1999-05-01 Sharon Goyette 53 Clark Fork Alberton Gorge High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
AR United States 1999-04-26 Unknown 29 Buffalo National River Steele Creek Medium II Open Canoe-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
One Boat Trip/ Fatal Private Read More
CA United States 1999-04-24 Guide in training Yuba, N. Fork D) Bullards Bar Dam to Colgate Powerhouse Medium Raft-
Swim into Rock or Sieve
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
CT United States 1999-04-23 Thomas Makuk 41 Pattoconk River High N/A Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
PA United States 1999-04-17 Ben Stone 50 Stoney Creek Upper High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 1999-04-16 Scott B. Richards 36 Icicle Creek Bridge Cr. Campground Medium V Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More
TX United States 1999-03-22 Valaria Cartwright 28 Six Flags Whitewater Kingdom N/A High N/A Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More
OR United States 1999-03-01 David Aszman 18 Bull Run Outside of Sandy, OR High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More
WA United States 1999-02-28 Dr. Tom Bell 42 Raging Hwy 18 to Preston High III Whitewater Kayak-
Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More
ON Canada 1999-02-07 Lynn Clarke 35 Ottawa (Ottowa, Ontario, Canada) Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Extreme Weather/ Fatal Private Read More
NC United States 1999-01-24 Two Unidentified Men Haw Upper High II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More