Colorado men who died rafting on the Arkansas River identified
July 8, 2009
Two Denver-area residents who drowned in a rafting accident on the Arkansas River were identified this morning.
Jimmy Nakama, 40, of Littleton, and Thomas Spicknall, 36, of Centennial, died in Tuesday’s accident near Buena Vista, according to Chaffee County Coroner Randy Amettis.
Autopsies are being performed this morning, Amettis said.
Two others in the raft, also from the Denver area, survived the incident. The were identified as David Buckley, 42 of Franktown; and Abbigal Dodson, 26, of Englewood.
All four are co-workers at Emergency Medical Services Corporation in Greenwood Village.
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