- Associated Press - Monday, July 7, 2014

CONWAY, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a woman who went missing while tubing on the Deerfield River in Conway is presumed drowned.

Conway Fire Chief Robert Baker says six or seven people were tubing immediately below TransCanada’s Deerfield Number 2 hydro plant dam on Sunday evening when one woman was drawn into a vortex or fell off her tube.

The missing woman’s name was not made public, but Baker tells The Recorder (https://bit.ly/1zjxlYr ) of Greenfield that she is about 26 years old and from out of state.

The search is expected to resume Monday.

Although using inner tubes to float down Franklin County rivers is a popular summertime activity, Baker says the area where the woman went missing is not common for tubing and dangerous because of the turbulent water.

___

Information from: The (Greenfield, Mass.) Recorder, https://www.recorder.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide