Man dies in rafting accident on Skykomish River

Man dies in rafting accident on Skykomish River

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on May 25, 2014 at 7:35 PM

A man died in a rafting accident on the Skykomish River on Sunday.

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said at about 3:45 pm, they responded to a report of a rafter being given CPR after going into the Skykomish River near Boulder Drop, east of Gold Bar. 

The 35-year-old Seattle man had been with a group rafting the river with a commercial rafting company based out of Peshastin.  He was reportedly wearing appropriate gear, inlcuding a personal flotation vest and helmet.

The Sheriff's Office Marine Unit is investigating.

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