Morning News – Dallas, Texas
OF FAMILY DROWN IN RIVER
family of five, including three children, drowned Sunday when a jet boat
capsized in the rough and remote Salmon River 32 miles east of here.
One woman made it to shore, the Idaho County sheriff’s office reported
other relatives watched the tragedy from the shore. The party camped on a sandbar overnight and was located and
rescued Monday, deputies said.
victims were identified as Michael
(Lucky) McKenney, 42, McCall, Idaho; his mother, Mrs. Edith McKenney Wade, 68,
Fullerton, Calif.; and three small children, Ross, Deborah and Michael Jr..
McKenney’s wife, Gloria, 38, managed to swim through rapids to shore.