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Old 06-05-2014   #1
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Rafter drowns in Poudre Wed, June 4

Yesterday, June 4th, a woman who was part of a private raft group, drowned in the Poudre Canyon somewhere up in the Poudre Park area. One report said the raft, holding four people, flipped. She was apparently wearing both a PFD and a helmet.

Rafter third Poudre River fatality since Memorial Day

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Be careful out there!

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Old 06-05-2014   #3
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I am sorry to hear this. My thoughts are with her family.
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Does anyone have more information on this? I know it's early, but there are always lessons to be learned from these tragedies.

Please, facts only.
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Old 06-05-2014   #5
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Here's the latest. The flip apparently happened above Mishawaka Inn. Her name is Rebecca Knight from Ft. C. and her age was listed variously as 24, 25, and 26. There is a video report in the link below.

Poudre River Drowning Victim Was Fort Collins Resident « CBS Denver
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