The physique of a paddle boarder, a 30-year-old lady, was recovered Sunday in Chatfield Reservoir.
The physique of the lacking individual in Chatfield Reservoir has been positioned. Will probably be turned over to the Jefferson County coroner, who will decide a reason for dying and make an identification of the sufferer. pic.twitter.com/2M5O7GqkGW
— CPW NE Area (@CPW_NE) October 12, 2020
South Metro Fireplace Rescue and Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers responded Sunday afternoon to Chatfield State Park on a report of a paddle boarder in misery, in accordance SMFR.
CPW’s Marine Proof Restoration Workforce used sonar tools and located the physique of the paddle boarder, park officers introduced at 7:16 p.m. Sunday.
Winds at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, the time of the accident, had been sustained at about 25 mph and gusting to 45 mph, mentioned Jason Clay, a parks spokesman.
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The lady was paddle boarding with a good friend after they had been each blown off of their craft and into the chilly, uneven water, Clay mentioned.
One lady, who survived, had drifted again towards the shoreline and was pulled to security by a park ranger, Clay mentioned. The opposite lady dropped beneath the water floor.
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Rescue groups additionally responded Sunday afternoon to 2 boats capsizing. Two victims from the 2 boats had been handled for hyperthermia, Clay mentioned.
At concerning the time of the accidents the temperature on the lake had rapidly dropped to 54 levels and the water temperature was about 60 levels.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Workplace is investigating the dying and can launch the title of the sufferer.