Deschutes County Sheriff Investigates Drowning at Wickiup

A Bend man is missing and presumed dead after his canoe flipped early this morning on the Wickiup Reservoir. The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office has been searching for the 29 year old all day.

Sergeant William Bailey confirmed that a dive team, Deschutes County drones, and marine patrol units were on the scene. Deputies believe the canoe flipped over around 2 a.m. today on the Davis arm of the lake and a second bend man and his dog were able to swim to shore.

No names have been released, as the investigation is ongoing.

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