|Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
August 10, 2006
Contact: Kevin Schneider, 928-608-6208
Page, AZ – A two-year old boy, Ryan Adams, of Logan,
yesterday on Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National
Recreation Area. The boy
and his family were camped with their houseboat in Warm
had come aboard the houseboat to dry off after getting
wet from rainstorms
and to eat lunch.
They boy had been wearing a life
jacket earlier, but
was taken off so he could change into dry clothes.
around 11:30 a.m. MST, the boy disappeared.
The family immediately began searching the area. They
National Park Service using their marine band radio to
A Classic Lifeguard helicopter was dispatched to the
scene and National
Park Service rangers responded by boat. Other boaters in
the area heard
the call and also came to the family’s aid.
At approximately 1:15 p.m., the boy surfaced in the
water. National Park
Service rangers and paramedics from Classic Lifeguard
flown to Page Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at
This is the third fatal accident in Glen Canyon National