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An 8-year-old boy is dead and his father and younger brother are missing after a canoe overturned on a lake in Washington. Another boy survived.

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A 6-year-old boy and his father are missing after the child’s 8-year-old brother died in a canoeing accident, Washington rescue workers said.

A 10-year-old boy who swam to the shore They survived after their canoe capsized on a lake in the Columbia National Preserve on Friday, Nov. 11, according to a news release from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

A 32-year-old father and his three sons from Othello were on a family fishing trip near Warden when the crash happened just before nightfall, officials said.

Family members on shore began a search after the canoe failed to return and found the 10-year-old boy just before 11 p.m., the release said. They called 911.

Searchers found the body of an 8-year-old boy, and they are looking for him father and younger brother is ongoing, sheriff’s officials said Saturday evening, Nov. 12.

“We are saddened that the Othello family and community have suffered such a painful loss,” officials said. “We really want to find this father and his son so they can be reunited with their family.”

A 10-year-old boy was hospitalized with hypothermia, according to the release.

The search was planned to continue on Sunday, November 13.

Worden is a town of 2,700 about 100 miles southwest of Spokane.

Don Sweeney was a newspaper reporter and editor in California for over 25 years. He has been a real-time reporter for The Sacramento Bee since 2016.



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Boy dead, two missing after canoe capsized near Warden WA

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An 8-year-old boy is dead and his father and younger brother are missing after a canoe overturned on a lake in Washington. Another boy survived.

Regina Tolen via Unsplash

A 6-year-old boy and his father are missing after the child’s 8-year-old brother died in a canoeing accident, Washington rescue workers said.

A 10-year-old boy who swam to the shore They survived after their canoe capsized on a lake in the Columbia National Preserve on Friday, Nov. 11, according to a news release from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

A 32-year-old father and his three sons from Othello were on a family fishing trip near Warden when the crash happened just before nightfall, officials said.

Family members on shore began a search after the canoe failed to return and found the 10-year-old boy just before 11 p.m., the release said. They called 911.

Searchers found the body of an 8-year-old boy, and they are looking for him father and younger brother is ongoing, sheriff’s officials said Saturday evening, Nov. 12.

“We are saddened that the Othello family and community have suffered such a painful loss,” officials said. “We really want to find this father and his son so they can be reunited with their family.”

A 10-year-old boy was hospitalized with hypothermia, according to the release.

The search was planned to continue on Sunday, November 13.

Worden is a town of 2,700 about 100 miles southwest of Spokane.

Don Sweeney was a newspaper reporter and editor in California for over 25 years. He has been a real-time reporter for The Sacramento Bee since 2016.



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