George Noorey

ON AIR NOW

George Noorey

12:00am - 6:00am

Contact
Local News


BEND, OR -- A Bend woman was hurt and her elderly father killed, after the two went over Dillon Falls, Thursday afternoon. They were first spotted by a fly fisherman who reported to 911 that the two were being swept toward the falls in a canoe, at about 3:15 p.m. They were wearing life-jackets. 

 

At some point, the canoe tipped and they were unable to get to shore before going over the falls, southwest of Bend. Deschutes County Sheriff's Search and Rescue, Bend Fire and U.S. Forest Service law enforcement responded; but it was recreators who first got to the pair, pulling the unconscious man to shore and starting CPR. Emergency crews took over life-saving efforts when they arrived, but he was later pronounced dead at the scene. His daughter was taken to St. Charles Bend with non-life threatening injuries. 
 
UPDATE: The Deschtutes County Sheriff's Office released the names of those involved, late Friday morning. They say 84-year-old Ronald Stevens, of Jackson, Wyoming, was killed; his 57-year-old daughter, Nancy Stevens was the woman hurt, Thursday afternoon. 

 

Hide Comments

News
Traffic

 

 

 

 

  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.
  • NE 4th Street is CLOSED between Addison and Xerxes until 8/30/19
  • Brosterhous Road CLOSED with detours between American Lane and News Lane until 8/30/19
  • ODOT crews performing shoulder work. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes on Deschutes Market Road, Alfalfa Market Road, Neff Road, Hamby Road, NW Lower Bridge Way, Fryrear Road and South Century Drive. At times, the road may be restricted to one lane which will be controlled by flaggers. 
     
KBND ON FACEBOOK
 
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER