A kayaking tragedy has claimed the life of one person, says Squamish RCMP.
One person kayaking with their friend along the Cheakamus River passed away suddenly, though it’s not confirmed if this was a drowning death.
Police said attempts were made to save the person, but they were unsuccessful. Squamish RCMP didn’t provide any additional details about the person who died, and there isn’t any detail yet on exactly when and where on the river this incident happened.
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In June last year, a missing kayaker on the Cheakamus River was found dead several kilometres from where he was last seen. The incident happened in June last year in the Cheakamus River close to MacLaurin’s Crossing Suspension Bridge.