This is a large powerful river we live on and drowns people every year.
The last sentence in this cracked me up -
"Authorities chased a stolen car Wednesday that went through two fences and a
It scraped up a steel pole that caused sparks and
two brush fires.
After the car got stuck, the driver fled on foot and went into the river.
The man briefly tried to cross the river and then said he was
tired and asked officers not to leave. They waded into chest-deep water
to arrest him."
Read more here: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2013/05/16/2397505/fleeing-ore-man-pleads-to-be-pulled.html#storylink=cpy