Dad drowns making an attempt to avoid wasting daughter from fast-moving river


A frantic father jumped right into a deep, fast-moving river in Oregon to avoid wasting his 12-year-old daughter from drowning — and wound up dying himself, in response to cops.

Baltazar Tellovelasco, 29, was visiting from California on Thursday when the incident occurred close to the Little North Fork of the Santiam River, the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace reviews.

The Oxnard man was capable of get his daughter to security, however couldn’t keep afloat.

Witnesses pulled him from the water after he went below and emergency responders tried reviving him, to no avail. Cops stated he was pronounced useless on the scene.

The Little North Fork space of the Santiam River — which is about 40 minutes away from town of Salem — is a well-liked spot for swimming and different water actions, but it surely’s additionally very deep and swift, in response to the sheriff’s workplace.

Authorities despatched out a press launch on Thursday, warning individuals about the potential of drowning.

“By no means swim alone,” officers urged, amongst different issues.

With Publish Wires