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Authorities identify duck hunter in Columbia River drowning

October 16, 2017

From Alex Burch, KEPRTV.com

SACAJAWEA STATE PARK, Wash. -- Franklin County Sheriff Deputies say a 31-year-old man drowned while duck hunting on the Columbia River on Saturday afternoon.

Dive and rescue teams hurried, searching for Frank Donangelo who they said went into the water after his drifting boat.

Officials said he was duck hunting with a partner at the time he went into the water, and didn't surface again.

At least two dive and rescue boats scoured the stream near Sacajawea State Park And found the man within the hour.

Action News saw divers giving CPR to Donangelo, then rushing him to the hospital in an ambulance.


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