Man Who Drowned in Rafting Accident in Western Montana ID’d

Alfred Tully, 71, died after his raft capsized on a log jam on lower Rock Creek on Sunday

By Associated Press

MISSOULA — Authorities have released the name of a man who drowned when his raft overturned on a creek in western Montana.

Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson says a raft carrying 71-year-old Alfred Tully, of Missoula, capsized on a log jam on lower Rock Creek on Sunday afternoon. Another person in the raft made it to shore, but Tully could not.

The Missoulian reports his body was recovered a few hours later about 4 miles downstream.

Dunkerson says the river is dangerous in the area, and more so after rain on Monday and Tuesday.

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