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Old 06-08-2011   #1
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Death on the Ark

The Denver Post just put up a story about a commercial death today in Brown's Canyon. You can find the blurb here:

Woman dies in rafting accident in Chaffee County - The Denver Post

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Sad to hear the news.

Anybody know the company? Seidels is a flip monster at this level.
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Old 06-09-2011   #4
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Sad to hear the news.

Anybody know the company? Seidels is a flip monster at this level. condolences to her family and those involved.
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Condolences to the family of the women.. best wishes to the guide..
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Word was it was a riverside strainer that caused the passenger to get entrapped. Good time to remember that with the high water comes some dangers we sometimes forget about like riverside strainers. Condolences to all those impacted by this and reminders to the rest of us to be careful out there.
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Sad news for sure and prayers of comfort for the family.
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So sorry for all involved. This is a sad reminder for everyone to be safe out there this season. My best to the family and the guides involved.
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Here is a little more information from the Denver post. My condolences to all involved. BE SAFE!!!

San Antonio woman killed in Chaffee County rafting accident identified - The Denver Post

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