Man drowns in Moyie River, found floating face down

BOUNDARY CO. -- A man was found deceased, floating in the Moyie river by the Boundary County Sheriff's Office and first responders on Monday.

Crews responded to the Moyie river after a report of a person floating face down in the river near the Meadow Creek campground.

The adult male, approximately 60 years-old was found my the first responders near the Moyie Damn where they determined he was deceased. The victim had been wearing a wetsuit and life jacket.

A witness reported to law enforcement that they had observed the victim fall into the river from his raft by Meadow Creek and due to the speed of the river they were unable to reach him. 

The victim's identity has not yet been released. 

 

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