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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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
UT United States 1999-10-04 Max Turner 29 Colorado Westwater Canyon Medium IV Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
CT United States 1999-09-17 Paul Santoni 34 Quinnipiac River near the Cheshire town line High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
TN United States 1999-08-01 Kyle Tyree 24 Little 5. Dam at Melrose to the Tennessee River High VI Whitewater Kayak-
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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-
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
UT United States 1999-07-15 Fredrick Hadden 43 Weber River Center Street Bridge Medium II Other-
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
TN United States 1999-07-08 Amanda Smith 17 Little 4. Townsend to Dam at Melrose Other-
Foot Entrapment
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NM United States 1999-07-04 Teenage Boy Albuquerque River concreet lined riverbed High Other-
Other
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
CO United States 1999-06-26 53 yr old man 53 Arkansas Browns Canyon High IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
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 edit
CA United States 1999-06-20 John Stofle Yuba, N. Fork Medium II Whitewater Kayak-
Impact/Trauma
Failed Rescue/ Fatal Private Read More edit
MD United States 1999-06-17 Would be rescuer Potomac O-Deck Medium II Other-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1999-06-17 Gary Kugler 23 Raritan River Bridgewater Medium VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
WA United States 1999-06-13 Dusty Lane 22 Spokane 2. Harvard Park to Mirabeau Park (Upper) High III Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
BC Canada 1999-06-05 Mark Oddy 30 McKale River Near McBride, BC Medium Whitewater Kayak-
PFD Fell Off
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
MT United States 1999-05-30 Cora Rader 63 Big Hole River Medium I Raft-
Swim into Strainer
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
UT United States 1999-05-25 William Tichnor Colorado Westwater Canyon IV Raft-
Flush Drowning
High Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NJ United States 1999-05-21 Robert Escheiman 32 Delaware Lambertville High III Open Canoe-
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
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 edit
WV United States 1999-05-01 Drunk partier Tygart Arden Medium III Other-
/ Injury Private Read More edit
MT United States 1999-05-01 Sharon Goyette 53 Clark Fork Alberton Gorge High IV Raft-
/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
CT United States 1999-04-23 Thomas Makuk 41 Pattoconk River High VI Whitewater Kayak-
Caught in Low Head Dam Hydraulic
Cold Water/ Fatal Private Read More edit
PA United States 1999-04-17 Ben Stone 50 Stoney Creek Upper High IV Whitewater Kayak-
Flush Drowning
Other/ Fatal Private Read More edit
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 edit
TX United States 1999-03-22 Valaria Cartwright 28 Six Flags Whitewater Kingdom Dallas Texas High Raft-
Equipment Trap
Other/ Fatal Commericial Read More edit
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 edit
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 edit
ON Canada 1999-02-07 Lynn Clarke 35 Ottawa (Ottowa, Ontario, Canada) Medium I Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Extreme Weather/ Fatal Private Read More edit
NC United States 1999-01-24 Two Unidentified Men Haw Upper High II Whitewater Kayak-
Other
Other/ Injury Private Read More edit