At least two dead in fish boating accident on the Columbia
KLICKITAT COUNTY, Wash. -- At least two people have drowned and a search is on for a third person missing in a fish boating accident on the Columbia River. It happened around 8a.m. Friday morning, near Wishram.
Wasco Sheriff's Office, U.S. Coast Guard, and Inter-Tribal Police are assisting Klickitat Sheriff's Office in the rescue efforts.
Deputies say the four were tossed into the river when their 18 foot boat capsized. A fourth person rescued had minor hypothermia. All four are Yakama tribal members.
Klickitat Sheriff's deputies are handling this investigation.