Feather River Death – The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office on Monday confirmed the death of a 12-year-old Los Molinos girl who drowned in the Feather River near Tobin Bridge on Sunday, August 2.
The officials reports that the girl was swimming with a friend across the large pool just below the Tobin Bridge, which crosses Feather River via Highway 70, when she became trapped against a large boulder in the current while trying to cross the river.
The Butte County Search and Rescue responded to the scene and recovery of the girl commenced.
She was recovered hours later by the dive team.
Investigation is still ongoing.