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Bend Man Killed At Dillon Falls Identified

BEND, OR -- A Bend man was killed when he went over Dillon Falls in an innertube. Bystanders called 911 just before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, after the 41-year-old had been missing about half an hour. 

Deschutes County deputies, Officers with the U.S. Forest Service, along with Bend Fire and Rescue responded and began searching for the man.  At about 6:19 PM, a deputy operating a drone located his body in the Deschutes River, just below Dillon Falls. The deputy provided the coordinates to Bend Fire and Rescue, who were nearby. Bend Fire located the body and removed him from the river.

Search and Rescue responded with a motorized boat and transported the victim down to the Aspen Camp Boat Launch.  

Thursday morning, DCSO identified the victim as 41-year-old Maximillian Zelaya, of Bend. 

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