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Canoeist drowns in River Rhine

National News // By Tay Kinnear // June 4, 2019

A canoeist has drowned in canton Graubünden. 

Pixabay Canoeist drowns in River Rhine

The 55-year-old German national was with a friend on Sunday afternoon.

The two entered the Rhine river at Fuorns. His friend waited for him at the end of the run, when he didn’t return the man was found floating in the river with his upturned boat nearby.

Despite attempts to resuscitate him by helicopter paramedics, he was declared dead at the scene.


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