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3 killed in Shannon Falls accident

July 5, 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Federal police in Canada say search and rescue teams in British Columbia have recovered the bodies of three people who went over Shannon Falls.

Cpl. Sascha Banks of Canada’s federal police service said Thursday the victims were in their 20s and 30s and were swimming in a pool system at the top of the falls “and then walking along the ledge shortly thereafter.”

They fell nearly 100 feet.

A family member of travel vlogger Ryker Gamble confirmed to The Associated Press that he was killed. Gamble worked on a video blog called High On Life that has more than 500,000 YouTube subscribers.

The identity of the two other victims has not been confirmed.

At nearly 1,100 feet, Shannon Falls is the third-tallest waterfall in British Colombia.

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