Authorities ID Stevensville Boy who Drowned in Bitterroot

3-year-old Tristan Iverson dies after raft capsizes last Friday

By Associated Press

Ravalli County authorities have identified a 3-year-old Stevensville boy who drowned last week in the Bitterroot River.

Sheriff and coroner Chris Hoffman said Monday that Tristan Iverson was pronounced dead at a hospital after the raft he was in capsized.

The boy was with his father and older brother in the inflatable raft Friday. They survived, but Tristan was trapped underneath a log jam.

Hoffman says the sheriff’s office and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are investigating.


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