BREAKING NEWS: Body of missing Brownsville woman found in Willamette River Full Story
SEVERE WX: High Wind Warning - High Surf Warning View Alerts

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
Broken Clouds
39° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 34°
Corvallis
Broken Clouds
41° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 36°
Roseburg
Overcast
41° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 41°
North Bend
Overcast
49° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 47°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events