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One Killed in River Rafting Accident

One Killed in River Rafting Accident

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(KSL News) -- One person has drowned in a river rafting accident.

A source tells Eyewitness News 15 people were rafting together on the Green River, near Jack Creek in Desolation Canyon, when their raft wrapped around a rock.

One person fell out of the raft and drowned.

A commercial rafting run found the stranded raft and someone used a satellite phone to call for help.

Three people asked to be flown out of the canyon. Our source tells us, the rest of the group kept traveling down the river.

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