Sunriver man, 63, drowns in Deschutes River

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office says Allan Periman struggled with the current Thursday night and was swept downriver.

Posted: Jun. 22, 2018 4:21 PM

BEND, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities say Allan Periman, 63, of Sunriver drowned while trying to swim across the Deschutes River in Central Oregon.

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office says Periman struggled with the current Thursday night and was swept downriver. A deputy later found the body caught on a snag.

Sheriff's Lt. Mike Biondi says alcohol is believed to be a factor.

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