17-year-old Missing in Rafting Accident on The Deschutes
Jul 07,2006 00:00 by Bend Weekly News Sources

A 17-year-old girl with a church group remained missing on late Saturday following a river rafting accident in the Deschutes River about 20 miles south of Maupin, Oregon.

Just before 8 pm on Thursday, July 6, the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office and the Wasco County Search and Rescue team responded to the area.

According to news release issued by the Wasco County Sheriff's Office, Danielle Hagler of Oregon City was in a raft that flipped over in White Horse Rapids, a stretch of the Deschutes River. She is reported to have been wearing a life jacket.

Another girl in the same raft, Misty Blair, was slightly injured and transported to the Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles.

Efforts to locate the missing girl are continuing.


 Approximate location of accident is 20 miles South of Maupin.