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Delmoe Lake Claims Life of Young Female

A 911 distress call of two individuals kayaking at Delmoe Lake on Sunday, August 27, 2023, resulted in tragedy.

Jefferson County Undersheriff James Everett said a male and a female were kayaking at Delmoe Lake Sunday evening; their kayak tipped and the male could not account for the female and called 911.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, Jefferson Valley Search & Rescue and EMS, Butte Life Flight, and Gallatin Search & Rescue were dispatched, though Gallatin S&R was canceled once the Butte Life Flight helicopter discovered the drowned female’s body.

The drowning victim’s name has not yet...


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