Woman swept away in St. Joe River current

Woman swept away in St. Joe River current

Woman swept away in St. Joe River current

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on April 6, 2014 at 10:39 AM

SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho—Sheriff’s deputies said multiple agencies responded to a possible drowning Saturday afternoon along the St. Joe River Road near Avery Idaho.

Deputies said 32-year-old Elma Krasley of Fernwood attempted to walk across a shallow area of the St. Joe River when she slipped and was swept away by the current.

After search and rescue teams spent about six hours trying to find Krasley, Life Flight recovered her body  two miles from where it was reported missing.

Police said it appeared Krasley drowned, however the official cause of death had not been determined on Saturday.

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