Biyak Gets Stuck In River, Triggering Water Rescue

ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) – A man had to be rescued on Saturday in an accident involving watercraft on the Roaring Fork River.

The rescue took place on a stretch of river in Pitkin County. Sheriff’s deputies say two men were in a biyak, which is two kayaks that are connected.

The biyak became submerged in the water after getting stuck on a rock. One of the men was able to escape, but crews had to rescue the second.

Neither person was hurt.

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