Canada Alberta man swept away in British Columbia’s Kitimat River found dead

19:28  12 july  2018
19:28  12 july  2018 Source:   thestar.com

Divers search for man believed swept away in southern Alberta river

  Divers search for man believed swept away in southern Alberta river Divers search for man believed swept away in southern Alberta riverA dive team and water rescue unit searched for the missing man on Friday near Alexander Wilderness Park on Oldman River, according to Lethbridge Police Service, but they have not found him.

KITIMAT , B . C . — A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead . Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

 KITIMAT , B . C . — A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead . Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Article continues below. Trending Stories.

a truck is parked in front of a car: Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body of man they say was swept away in the Kitimat River. © Provided by Canadian Press File Photo Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body of man they say was swept away in the Kitimat River.

KITIMAT, B.C.—A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead.

Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The British Columbia Coroners Service is investigating the man’s death.

The unidentified man is believed to have been thrown from an inflatable boat that capsized near a logjam.

A search helicopter joined search and rescue teams, police and area fire departments for the days-long search.

RCMP are advising boaters to wear life-jackets whenever they are on the river.

More than 50 dead walleye found onshore at N.W.T. campground .
A resident said his kids don't want to go swimming at that location because there are so many dead fish in the water. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada is looking into more than 50 dead walleye washed ashore at the camp. The fish were found on June 21 and 22, and they were at different stages of decomposition.

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