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Another Drowning Suspected On South Yuba River

Another drowning is suspected in the South Yuba River. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Shannon Moon says it occurred Saturday evening, about a mile upstream of the Highway 49 bridge…

click to listen to Shannon Moon

His name has not been released, while the search continues. Moon says they could not start the search until Sunday morning, for better diving safety…

click to listen to Shannon Moon

One of the victim’s shoes was found downriver. The victim was reported to have gone over a waterfall and may have been trapped underneath. The flow of the river now needs to be reduced enough for divers to search in that area. The process may take the rest of the week.

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