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Man Dies In Drowning In White River

(Tygh Valley, OR)  --  A man from Aloha is dead after drowning in the White River.  Police say 38-year-old Jason Vantine died Saturday afternoon at the White River Falls near Tygh Valley.  Police say Vantine and one of his daughters were swimming in the river when they got trapped in a whirlpool.  Vantine was able to get his daughter out of the whirlpool, and a bystander pulled her to shore.  The bystander also pulled Vantine from the water and started CPR, but medics pronounced him dead at the scene.  Oregon State Police drove his children back home to Aloha.

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