Parker man drowns on Arkansas River in Pueblo

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Steven Kelly died while tubing on the Arkansas River in Pueblo County on Sunday, June 21, 2015. (Photo: Facebook)

Steven Kelly died while tubing on the Arkansas River in Pueblo County on Sunday, June 21, 2015. (Photo: Facebook)

PUEBLO, Colo. — A man from Parker drowned in the Arkansas River by a picnic area on Sunday morning.

Steven Kelly, 23, of Parker was was tubing near the Cottonwood picnic area when he died about 11:30 a.m., the Pueblo County Coroner’s Office said.

Trails nearby were closed for the coroner to investigate the accident.

It’s not known if Kelly was wearing a life jacket.

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