Man trapped underwater on Molalla river drowns

Man trapped underwater on Molalla river drowns

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Posted on June 30, 2013 at 4:37 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 1 at 9:58 AM

MOLALLA, Ore. – A man on an inner tube was pulled underwater and drowned on the Molalla River Sunday, authorities said.

The 19-year-old man was underwater for more than an hour Sunday afternoon while on the river with two other men.

Another man was taken to the hospital and a third man walked away from the incident.

Witnesses told KGW the victim may have gotten tangled in a root when he entered a swift part of the river.

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