Canoe Capsizes in Androscoggin River, 3 People Rescued

Updated 2 years ago

(AP) – Authorities say three people have been rescued off an island in the Androscoggin River in Gilead, Maine, after their canoe capsized. Authorities say the three swam to a nearby island Thursday morning until members of the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office and Gilead Fire and Rescue could get a boat to them. The incident was reported at about 9:30 a.m. All three have been accounted for.


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