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PORTLAND, Ore. The body of a missing Gresham man was found floating in the Sandy River Friday afternoon.

Kyle Peterson, 29, went missing on February 24 after he reportedly walked into a heavily wooded area following a car accident in Troutdale, according to Lt. Steve Alexander of the Multnomah County Sheriff s Office.

Background: Missing man 'rattled' before disappearance

Around 4:30 p.m. Friday, a day hiker reported seeing what looked like a body floating near the mouth of the Sandy River.

Deputies recovered the body and later identified it as that of Kyle Peterson.

The Multnomah County Sheriff s Office was investigating the death.

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