Coast Guard rescues capsized kayakers near Cape Disappointment

Authorities say three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Cape Disappointment State Park were rescued.

Posted: Jul 19, 2018 9:49 AM

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities say three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Cape Disappointment State Park were rescued.

The U.S. Coast Guard says their Columbia River command center received a call reporting at least one person in the water Wednesday afternoon near Waikiki Beach.

The Coast Guard says a boat crew rescued two children and two adults while a helicopter crew rescued one child.

They were taken to a hospital in Ilwaco, Washington, for treatment.

All five people were wearing lifejackets.

Article Comments

Eugene
Overcast
64° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 64°
Corvallis
Overcast
61° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 61°
Roseburg
Overcast
65° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 65°
North Bend
Overcast
61° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 61°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events