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Four Rescued in Boat on Cle Elum River

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CLE ELUM, Wa. - Four people are now safe after the boat they were in got stuck on rocks on the Cle Elum River. 

Kittitas County Sheriff Deputies, Swift Water Rescue team and a Department of Fish and Wildlife agent responded to the river after reports of a jet boat carrying four people that was stuck.

Deputies say 36 year old Benito Chavez, 35 year old Natalie Browning, 27 year old Bryson Simplot

33 year old Jason Williams had gotten stuck on rocks just south of the French Cabin Creek Bridge.


Using the Sheriff's office Achilles boat, they were able to safely get all the people in the boat safely to shore.