A 25-year-old man from Denver died at Mt. Elbert Forebay Reservoir on July 6. The man drowned after his kayak was overturned. He was not wearing a personal flotation device.

Local emergency response agencies were called to the scene around 5:45 p.m. After determining that the individual was not visible, agencies called the Summit County Dive Team for assistance.

The dive team located the body around midnight and recovered the body around 2 a.m.

Forebay is a fluctuating reservoir that, according to Sheriff Amy Reyes, was running water at around 2,800 cubic feet per second on Saturday. There were also strong headwinds, Reyes said.

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