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Non-native drowns while fishing on Fort Hall Indian reservation


FORT HALL INDIAN RESERVE – The Shoshone-Bannock tribes announced Thursday that an unidentified non-native man drowned while fishing on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation near Fort Hall, Idaho .

The Fort Hall fire and EMS were dispatched at 9:50 a.m. Thursday morning to a bridge over the Portneuf River on Siphon Road for the reported drowning of an unidentified man. Upon arrival, rescuers discovered that one man was out of the water and another was missing. Both individuals have been identified as non-tribal.

The missing man was found downstream under debris in the river about three hours later.

According to the survivor, the men were fishing when the boat started to take on water. What happened after that was not clear.

The identity of the man was not provided at the time of the report. No further information is available.

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