Two found dead in Willamette River near Glenwood

Eugene Springfield fire says they received the call around 3:25 p.m. Wednesday.

Posted: Dec 23, 2020 7:56 PM
Updated: Dec 24, 2020 2:41 PM

GLENWOOD, Ore. -- Eugene Springfield fire officials say they recovered two bodies from the Willamette River near I-5 in Glenwood Wednesday afternoon.

The call came in around 3:36 p.m.

Battalion Chief Ben Meigs says when they arrived they found two paddle boards downstream, caught in a tree. The bodies were found nearby.

Lane County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene.

This story will be updated.

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