Aurora, Colorado 2021-05-04 09:40:45 –
Arapahoe County Coroners Office has identified a kayaker who has fallen into the Cherry Creek Reservoir on Sunday..
Aurora’s Christopher Carmon, 26, died after an inflatable kayak capsized by a strong wind around noon on Sunday. His body was recovered hours later at Cherry Creek State Park by staff at the South Metro Fire Department, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Carmon’s dog may also have drowned. Initial reports showed that the man had a dog in his kayak. Authorities have not been able to confirm that there was a dog on board.
A person was recovered from Cherry Creek State Park. pic.twitter.com/GdauS2pMf0
— South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) May 2, 2021
The water was choppy by the wind and darkness, and the rescue attempt was unsuccessful. The crew quickly turned into a recovery and was successful.
According to CPW, the water temperature on Sunday was in the low 50s and the crew was looking for a depth of 9 to 16 feet.
Carmon wasn’t wearing a life jacket.
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