2 People Drown Near Los Gatos When Canoe Capsizes In Reservoir

Originally posted on CBS San Francisco:

LOS GATOS (CBS SF) — Two people are confirmed dead after a canoe carrying four people capsized in a reservoir near Los Gatos Sunday afternoon, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office was contacted just after 1 p.m. on a report of a capsized boat at the Lexington Reservoir, according to Deputy Kurtis Stenderup.

Two people who were in the boat, a 16-year-old girl and a 25-year-old male, were able to get back to shore, Stenderup said.

Another person, a 35-year-old male, was found in the water within about an hour after deputies arrived, and declared dead after being transported to an area hospital.

A fourth person, a 30-year-old male, was recovered from the water around 5 p.m. He was also taken to the hospital and declared dead there, Stenderup said.

No foul play is suspected but the cause of the accident remains under investigation. Stenderup…

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