Idaho authorities search for 35-year-old in Salmon River

RIGGINS, Idaho - According to the Idaho County Sheriff's Office, Andrew Joseph "AJ" Gray of Couer d'Alene, Idaho, is missing after the raft he was in flipped.

Idaho County Sheriff's Office, Grangeville Mountain Rescue, Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the Riggins Dive Team have been searching unsuccessfully for Gray.

He and several other people were in the raft that flipped, spilling them into the Salmon River. Gray was not wearing a life vest when he went into the river.

The incident occurred at approximately 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. The Riggins Dive Team and the Idaho County Sheriff's Office will continue to search.

Sheriff Giddings said, "This is an unfortunate reminder that people recreating on the rivers need to wear life vests."

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