Rafter dies on Colorado River near Grizzly Creek

By Randy Essex

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A man died Saturday after falling from a raft into the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said.A news release said Garfield County deputies responded to a call at 12:38 p.m. from a person who reported that a man had fallen from the raft east of the Grizzly Creek Rest area. The raft had been carrying two males and a female. The two people remaining in the raft were able to pull the man back in and began CPR while still in the raft. The raft landed at the Grizzly Creek Rest Area …

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