Big River, CA: Man from Bonsall, California pronounced deceased after being found with his boat on rock formation along the Colorado River near Big Bend R.V. Resort.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

Sources: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information)

Big River, California: A man from Bonsall, California was pronounced deceased on Monday, September 26th, 2022 after being found with his boat on rock formation along the Colorado River near Big Bend R.V. Resort.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 7:00 a.m. PT, Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement Deputies responded to a report of a boating collision on the Parker Strip, in the area of Big Bend RV Resort.

Through investigation, and witness statements, it was discovered Clark left a bar on the Parker Strip on his personal watercraft at approximately 9:00 p.m. the previous night.

Clark did not return home and Clark’s family attempted to locate him on the water but were unsuccessful.

Clark was located by a passing boater the next morning on a rock formation, near Big Bend RV Resort.

Deputies and Buckskin Fire department paramedics arrived and recovered the victim and vessel from the rock formation.

Buckskin Fire Department paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at approximately 7:30 a.m.

The victim was turned over to the care of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Coroner Division.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy S. Cook of the Colorado River Station, (760) 326-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to use the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave the information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com

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Refer: Deputy S. Cook

Press Release: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9674990/

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 252200114

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of the man from Bonsall, California.

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