PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A man and a juvenile male both drowned in the Arkansas River in the Pueblo area on Sunday, police say. They were both wearing personal flotation devices.
Police say they emergency crews responded to the area near 4 Reservoir Road and the river at around 1:24 p.m.
They say two males were thrown from a raft and were trapped in a current. Several minutes later, the raft emerged and the victims were entangled in the raft’s rope.
Firefighters then pulled them out of the water less than a mile from that location. They were pronounced dead at the scene.