Woman dies kayaking in Grand County

GRAND COUNTY - The body of a woman who was swept away Saturday afternoon was discovered Sunday.

According to the Grand County Sheriff Rod Johnson, dispatchers received a call about a woman who had been separated from her kayak after it flipped .

She was on the Colorado River at Gore Canyon Rapids, towards the upper end of the Gore Canyon attempting to climb up a cliff-like bank.

Grand County Search and Rescue and the Grand County Coroner's Office are in the process of recovering woman's body. Her name was not released.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)


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