Kayaker presumed drowned - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Kayaker presumed drowned

SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - The Shoshone County Sheriff's office says a 54-year-old man is believed to have drowned Friday evening after a kayaking accident along the St. Joe River.

They man was a 30-year veteran of whitewater kayaking and had kayaked on the St. Joe river for approximately 20 years. 

The Kayaker had at least four other people in his party.  One person in the party was also kayaking, the others were in pontoon boats.  All members of the party had on life vests and other safety gear.

The man's name is being withheld pending family notification.

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