Skamania County, Washington State

On Wednesday, September 13th, Skamania County Sherriff’s Dept. was notified of a missing biologist trapped in the wind river north of Carson, WA. A frantic search and rescue operation was carried out by rescue teams from multiple surrounding counties, and sadly the biologist was later found deceased by the search teams.

“This was a tragic accident and the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is mournful for the victim’s family, friends, and co-workers,” states Sheriff Summer Scheyer. “I want to extend my utmost gratitude to all of the personnel who responded and assisted our agency in the recovery efforts.”

The biologist’s name has not been released, and the Sheriff’s department has ruled the tragic death as accidental.

Read more about the incident here, via KATU.

Image via Skamania County Sheriff’s Office

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