GRAND JUNCTION, Colo (KREX) — KREX confirmed Mesa County Sheriff’s office is in the midst of a river rescue near Riverside Trail. One person among a group of rafters is reportedly missing but that has not yet been confirmed.
Mesa County’s River Rescue team is on the scene. We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.
Earlier today Mesa County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer confirmed there were more than 7 river rescues over the weekend. A river safety press conference to spread awareness was underway just as the reported accident happened.
Mesa County Sheriff’s office confirmed that the river height is at spring thaw due to the mountain snowfall. The river is also filled with dangerous debris.
Source: Grand Junction Local News | River Rescue