The following is a news release from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office.
At approximately 3:15pm Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies, Dive Rescue, Air Idaho Rescue, and Idaho Falls Ambulance personnel responded to Blacktail Park on the Ririe Reservoir east of Idaho Falls to a report of injured persons in the water.
Upon arrival emergency personnel made contact with other citizens who witnessed the insident and helped rescue 3 adults from the water. Rescue personnel transported 2 of the adults to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center via ambulance and helicopter with severe injuries. The third adult was deceased at the scene due to injuries received on the water.
Deputies are still investigating this incident to determine what happened. Information we have so far indicates only the 3 adults involved and all were from the same boat. No other boats are believed to be involved in this incident.
Further information on the victims is not available at this time and will hopefully be updated later today.