BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a teenager from Boardman has drowned in the Columbia River.
The East Oregonian reports (https://bit.ly/1HVrQV1 ) 18-year-old Gavin Ryce Roberts drowned on Friday near the Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge in the McCormick Slough.
The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting the drowning at 3:53 a.m.
Numerous agencies launched boats and a dive rescue team recovered the body. The incident remains under investigation.
Roberts was a 2015 graduate of Riverside High School in Boardman.
It was the second drowning death this summer in the same stretch of water.
Information from: East Oregonian, https://www.eastoregonian.info
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