FREMONT COUNTY, COLORADO (April 29, 2017) – A man was killed in a rafting accident on the Arkansas River on Saturday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 12:30 pm on Saturday afternoon on the Arkansas River near Sunshine Rapid. Three people reportedly fell into the river for an unknown reason. Rescuers arriving on scene discovered all three out of the river, but one man was unconscious and not breathing.
Emergency medical personnel immediately began resuscitation efforts, but the man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the accident. The accident remains under active investigation to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.