Downloadable file: Fireboat Working
Fire crews searched along the banks to determine if anyone was able to escape the vehicle and swim to shore, but no one was found. Rescue boats from several agencies searched the river and confirmed that there was a vehicle in the water. The Multnomah County Sheriffs Dive Team entered the water and recovered a body from the vehicle, the individual was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was found in the vehicle.
Any questions regarding the cause of the crash or the investigation should be referred to law enforcement. The Medical Examiner will be investigating the cause of death and PF&R will not be releasing any information on the deceased.