Incident 20160302

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20160302?, 2 March 2016 12:00?, Fatal accident? / Entrapment?
Victim?: NZ, 20, Male
Location?: West Coast/Whitcombe/Collier's Gorge/?

Class?: IV+
Flow?: cu , "Medium"
Boat Type?: Kayak-Creek/Unknown
Trip Type?: Private


Victim was a strong kayaker a with a well-equipped team, and became submerged in Collier's Gorge. Recovered unconscious after 20 minutes. CPR was unsuccessful.

Tributes flow for drowned kayaker, 4 March 2016, Stuff

Reported by?: Jonathan Hunt
Created: 2016-03-05, changed: 2016-03-05.