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California man dies in Colorado rafting accident

July 8, 2019

DINOSAUR, Colo. (AP) — A California man was killed in a weekend rafting accident in northwestern Colorado.

Officials with Dinosaur National Monument say 47-year-old Anthony Vasi of Newport Beach, California, died Saturday at Triplet Falls while on a commercial rafting trip with family and friends on the Green River.

The National Park Service says the raft got stuck on rocks and several passengers were thrown into the fast-moving water.

Park officials were notified about the accident by satellite text at 12:40 p.m. Saturday.

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