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Female kayaker who fell in Green River died today

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on April 8, 2013 at 2:08 pm |
April 8, 2013 2:37 pm

A 45-year-old woman who fell out of her kayak Sunday while boating on the Green River has died, according to the King County Sheriff’s Department.

The woman, who was listed in critical condition at an area hospital, has not been identified. She was wearing a life jacket when she tumbled into the water and drifted downstream.

She fell in the 33800 block of Southeast Green River Head Works Road, deputies said. Her friends were able to pull her out of the river and started CPR until paramedics arrived.

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