The two people use the personal watercraft to commute to work from the Vancouver, Washington side of the river, authorities said.
PORTLAND — Emergency responders rescued two people from the Columbia River early Monday after their personal watercraft overturned.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that the man and woman live on a 34-foot boat anchored on the river and are known to local authorities.
KATU-TV reports that they use the personal watercraft to commute to work from the Vancouver, Washington, side of the river.
Both were wearing life vests.
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The woman swam 75 feet to shore and the man was pulled from the water by rescuers.