Man Identified From Flatrock River Incident

Man Identified From Flatrock River Incident


Shelby Co.  Indiana Conservation Officers have identified the victim pulled from Flatrock River yesterday as Raymond Sanchez, 35 of Columbus.
Sanchez’s girlfriend notified Conservation Officer Dispatch around 11:30 PM that Sanchez had went out on the river earlier in the afternoon and had planned to float to Noblitt Park in Columbus. 

She said Sanchez was not familiar with the river and had no idea there were low head dams along his proposed route. 
Sanchez continues to be in critical condition at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Indiana Conservation Officers asked for help identifying a man that went over a low head dam in Shelby County Monday afternoon.

Police say itnesses saw a male in a Bass tracker Bantam boat go over the low head dam on Flatrock River in the Vandalia/Geneva area. 

The man was pulled from the water by Shelby County Swift Water Rescue Team.