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Girl missing and presumed dead in Columbia River near Wenatchee

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May 29, 2012 -

WENATCHEE, Wash.  - Wenatchee Police say a 13-year-old girl is missing and presumed drowned in the Columbia River at Wenatchee.

Officers say the girl and a 13-year-old friend jumped into the water Monday afternoon and floated several hundred yards downstream before a bystander noticed they were in distress.
 
Police say the bystander was able to save one girl but the other wasn't visible when they returned to shore. Emergency searchers and divers were unable to locate her.
 
Police say the water was moving at 9 miles per hour with a temperature of 50 degrees.

 

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