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Body of child recovered from Colorado River

Crews were searching for an unaccounted person after a rafting accident on the Colorado River between Burns and McCoy, the Eagle County Sheriff's Office said.

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — Crews searching for a person who went missing after a rafting accident in Eagle County Saturday have found the body of a child. 

The Eagle County Sheriff's Office said several agencies responded to the accident on the Colorado River between Burns and McCoy after it was reported at around 11 a.m. They were told a minor had been separated from their family when their boat capsized.

Saturday evening, the sheriff's office said crews had recovered a child from the river who was not responsive to CPR. 

The victim was wearing a personal flotation device. Their name, age and gender have not been released. 

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