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Salem-News.com (Sep-09-2017 00:24)
Two Men Die When Boat Capsizes in Pacific Ocean Near Depoe BaySalem-News.com
The cause of the capsized boat is still under investigation.
(DEPOE BAY, Ore.) -
The US Coast Guard responded with a motor lifeboat and recovered the body, a deceased male identified as 69-year old Robert Lawrence Zimmel, from Forest Grove.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2017 17:00)
Recovery Efforts Underway for Missing Swimmer near Sauvie`s IslandSalem-News.com
Death by drowning claims another Portlander
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Walker and a group of friends had been on a boat that was anchored approximately 30 feet off the shore, according to investigators. The group had jumped into the water and began to swim toward the shore when Walker began to struggle.
Salem-News.com (Jun-23-2017 23:21)
Search for Young Drowning Victim SuspendedSalem-News.com
Salem Police and Fire units were on scene for hours to no avail.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
The child had been swimming near the old boat ramp of the park and underneath the pedestrian bridge when he appeared to become distressed and in need of help.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2016 21:38)
Teen Drowns in Swift Moving Clackamas River: UPDATEDSalem-News.com Breaking News
This tragedy is a reminder of the high risks swimming in rivers.
(ESTACADA, Ore.) -
Upon arrival, rescuers learned from witnesses that the unidentified teen had attempted to swim across the river with friends, two made it across as the third attempted to make the shore. None of the swimmers were wearing personal flotation devices.
Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 16:03)
SOSU Student Dies Swimming in Pacific OceanSalem-News.com
Whaleshead Beach State Park is in Curry County
(MEDFORD, Ore.) -
An Ashland man died while swimming in the Pacific Ocean at Whaleshead Beach State Park located on Oregon's south coast.
Salem-News.com (May-31-2015 15:48)
Distressed Swimmer Dies After Detroit Lake RescueSalem-News.com
Our deepest condolences to the young man's family, and friends.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Police say an 18-year old male was attempting to swim across the river with a group of friends. When the friends looked back they had lost sight of him, but quickly found him and helped pull him from the water. CPR was started immediately and he was eventually transported to an area hospital via Life Flight.
Salem-News.com (Aug-02-2014 18:40)
Teen Drowns While Swimming in Willamette RiverKevin Hays Salem-News.com
Fire and rescue crews remind everyone swimming or playing in any body of water in Oregon to wear a life jacket, whether or not you are a good swimmer.
(PORTLAND, Ore. ) -
Rescue crews are still searching for the body of a teenager who drowned Friday afternoon while swimming in the Willamette River near the Sellwood Bridge has been recovered.
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2014 16:53)
Man Drowns at Oregon State Park Sunday AfternoonSalem-News.com Staff
Salem-News.com will have more on this story as soon as it becomes available.
(TROUTDALE, Ore. ) -
Police say they have recovered the body of a man who drowned in the Sandy River Sunday afternoon at Dabney State Park.
Salem-News.com (Jul-15-2014 22:47)
Young Girl Found at Bottom of Pool; Bystander Saves Her LifeKevin Hays Salem-News.com
The bystander said she was trained in CPR, and her training just took over.
(HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. ) -
A woman bystander is being credited for saving the life of a 6-year-old girl after finding her at the bottom of an apartment complex pool in Happy Valley, Ore.
Salem-News.com (Jul-08-2014 11:35)
Salem Teen Drowns at Three Pools Just Days After His BirthdayKevin Hays Salem-News.com
An impromptu memorial was held Tuesday at Houck Middle School at 1:30 p.m.
(SALEM, Ore. ) -
As Salem-News.com was first to report just after 3:00 p.m. on Monday, emergency responders and the Marion County Sheriff's office responded to a fatal drowning at the three pools day use area on the North Fork of the Santiam River which is located 17 miles up from Ore. Highway 22, and 45 miles east of Salem.