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Name Released in Blackfoot Reservoir Death


Drowning-water

(SODA SPRINGS, ID) – The Caribou County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a man who drowned at Blackfoot Reservoir Tuesday afternoon. Kendall Atkinson, 76,  of Hyrum, Utah was found floating in the lake at around 2:30 p.m. Witnesses saw him fishing in his boat about an hour earlier. Officials found three life jackets in Atkinson’s boat, but the victim wasn’t wearing one. An investigation is ongoing. 

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