A Man Dies On The Snake River

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Man Crashes Personal Watercraft And Dies On The Snake River

(Lewiston, ID) – [AP] Officials in northern Idaho say a 38 year old Lewiston man riding a personal watercraft on the Snake River died after coming too close to the shore and hitting land.  The Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office tells the Lewiston Tribune that Joel R. Holmes was thrown from the vessel and suffered deadly head injuries in the crash that occurred around 7pm Saturday evening.