64-year-old man dies in commercial rafting accident on Poudre River

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A 64-year-old Severance man died in a commercial rafting accident on the Poudre River on Tuesday morning, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said.

The sheriff’s office said it happened near Highway 14 about 11 miles west of U.S. 287.

Seven people were in the raft when it flipped over. The 64-year-old man was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water and CPR was administered by the commercial raft guide, the sheriff’s office said.

The man was flown to a hospital but did not survive.

The other six occupants of the raft made it to shore safely and no one else was hurt, the sheriff’s office said.