Whitewater rafting trip on Salmon River claims life of man

LEWISTON, ID - We now know the name of the victim of Fridays drowning on the Salmon River.

According to Nez Perce County Sheriff's deputies, Joseph Kane of Poulsbo, Washington was participating in a whitewater rafting trip on the Salmon River when he and his son were ejected from the raft. Rafting guides were able to save his son, however by the time they reached Kane, he was face down and unconscious.

The victim was picked up at Heller Bar and transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.