BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Two folks have died after a commercially-operated raft flipped on the North Fork of the Nooksack River in northwestern Washington.
4 prospects and a information have been on the raft Tuesday afternoon when it flipped in rapids close to the city of Glacier, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Workplace said on Facebook.
The information pulled the 2 feminine rafters out of the water however the two male rafters have been swept downstream. A number of companies helped with search and rescue.
Kayakers affiliated with Glacier Fireplace on Tuesday discovered the physique of one of many males close to a log jam a few half-mile downstream.
Customs and Border Safety situated the physique of the second man downriver of the Freeway 542 bridge on Wednesday afternoon simply west of Glacier.
Each males are believed to have drowned, in line with the sheriff’s workplace. Each have been sporting wetsuits, helmets and lifejackets, officers mentioned.
Their names haven’t been launched.