Man dies in boating accident on Umpqua River

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ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a Coos Bay man died in an apparent boating accident.

Spokesman Dwes Hutson says the body of 61-year-old Dean Montgomery was found floating Saturday afternoon in the Umpqua River about 13 miles east of Reedsport. His damaged boat was beached on the opposite side of the river, still running.

Hutson says the case is being as investigated as an accident.

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