Scappoose kayaker drowns in Columbia

WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — The Cowlitz County sheriff’s office says a Scappoose, Ore., man drowned when his kayak overturned in the Columbia River at Austin Point, near Woodland, Wash.

The sheriff’s office says Richard Schlumpberger had been fishing Sunday afternoon and apparently became entangled in the anchor line.

Agencies from Cowlitz, Clark and Columbia counties responded along with the Coast Guard. Divers found the body.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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