Woman identified after fatal tubing accident on South Platte River

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. -- A woman died after a tubing accident on the South Platte River on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a female and male were tubing down the South Platte just after 2 p.m. near mile marker 8 near the Colorado Trail when both lost control of their inner tubes and fell out into the river.

Both victims were pulled from the river. The woman died, but the man survived with minor injuries, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Tuesday afternoon, the woman was identified by the Douglas County Coroner's Office as 60-year-old Rose Mary Morgan.

The identity of the man has not been released.

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