Canada Alberta man swept away in British Columbia’s Kitimat River found dead

19:28  12 july  2018
19:28  12 july  2018 Source:   thestar.com

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KITIMAT , B . C . — A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead . Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

 KITIMAT , B . C . — A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead . Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Article continues below. Trending Stories.

a truck is parked in front of a car: Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body of man they say was swept away in the Kitimat River. © Provided by Canadian Press File Photo Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body of man they say was swept away in the Kitimat River.

KITIMAT, B.C.—A 39-year-old Alberta man swept away in the Kitimat River on Saturday has been found dead.

Kitimat RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue and Terrace Swift Water Rescue located the body just after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The British Columbia Coroners Service is investigating the man’s death.

The unidentified man is believed to have been thrown from an inflatable boat that capsized near a logjam.

A search helicopter joined search and rescue teams, police and area fire departments for the days-long search.

RCMP are advising boaters to wear life-jackets whenever they are on the river.

Body of missing B.C. kayaker found .
The body of 56-year-old kayaker, identified as Lin Wang, who set out near Sooke, B.C. on June 18 has been found. The Clallam County coroner has identified the kayaker as Lin "Michael" Wang. His body was found July 3.

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