Rescue crews battled below freezing temperatures to pull four people out of the Colorado River.
The Grand Junction Fire Department and the Mesa County Sheriff's Office responded just after noon on Tuesday when a passerby called 911 to report a capsized boat in the Walker State Wildlife Area.
Three of the four people in the boat were able to make it to shore but the fourth person had to be rescued by boat and taken to St. Mary's Hospital.
Investigators have not released the names or conditions of the people pulled from the river.
11 News is still gathering information but witnesses say the four people were duck hunting when their boat flipped.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.