Rafting Accident – Pueblo Personal Injury Attorney

The Denver Post is reporting that a 20-year-old man has died while rafting on the Piedra River in Archuleta County. Sheriff’s officials say that Robert Reiter, of Gypsum, was training to be a river guide when he fell off his raft and became stuck under a submerged log. Reiter was among seventeen other trainees on a familiarization trip. The accident occurred in Second Box Canyon, an area that is inaccessible by foot.  Archuleta County search-and-rescue recovered the body on Sunday.
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According to the U.S. Coast Guard, in 2008 there were 4,789 recreational boating accidents in the United States. Of the 4,789 accidents, there were a total of 619 fatalities and 2,739 injuries.

Have you been injured or a loved one killed in an unfortunate accident? Let the Pueblo Injury Law Firm of Smith & Smith explain all of your legal options.   Our success comes from preparing every case as if it were going to trial. We thoroughly investigate accidents and understand how to apply the law. Every case is different. Put our experience to work for you. Call (719) 544-0062 today for a free consultation and to speak with personal injury attorney Smith & Smith.

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