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June 5, 2014 at 10:16 AM

Seattle woman dies during Grand Canyon raft trip

Corrected version The Associated Press GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — A Seattle woman has died at Grand Canyon National Park after suffering an apparent allergic reaction while on a commercial raft trip on the Colorado River. Park officials say 54-year-old Catherine Newman could not be revived after she was stricken late Tuesday. Her body was helicoptered out…

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May 28, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Rafter who died on Skykomish was Federal Way man

The Associated Press GOLD BAR — The rafter who died Sunday after falling into the Skykomish River has been identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. KOMO-TV reports an autopsy found that 33-year-old James C. Bryant of Federal Way died of cardiac arrest due to cold water exposure. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded about 3:45 p.m. Sunday…

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May 25, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Seattle man dies after rafting accident in Skykomish River

A 35-year-old Seattle man died this afternoon following a rafting accident in the Skykomish River near Gold Bar, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office reported. The unidentified man had been with a group rafting the river with a commercial rafting company based out of Peshastin, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Lt. Rob Palmer said in a press release. About 3:45…

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May 12, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Man dies in Green River rafting accident

King County marine crews found the body of a man in the Green River Saturday evening, about three hours after the raft he was in got into trouble. Authorities responded to reports of a raft in trouble near Kanaskat-Palmer State Park about 2:35 p.m. Saturday, said Paula Smith, a King County Sheriff’s communication supervisor. “There were three people in the raft, and…

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