PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old Oregon man drowned while swimming in the Lewis River in northern Clark County in Washington.
Authorities on Saturday identified him as Allums Robinson of Klamath Falls.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says Robinson was with another swimmer near Cedar Creek Friday when he had trouble staying above water.
The sheriff’s office says he was found later by divers in water that was about 15 feet deep. The other swimmer made it back to shore.
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- 'I didn't really learn anything': COVID grads face college
- Trump did flush ripped-up papers down toilets, photos in upcoming book reveal
- Simmering threat of violence comes to fore with search of Trump property
- If Trump illegally removed official records, would he be barred from office?
- Florida man filming sunrise killed when sand dune collapses
The sheriff’s office says the two were part of a group who went to the area together.
The man’s cause of death appears to be accidental, the sheriff’s office said, and the cold water is suspected to be a contributing factor.