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Kayaker Pulled From Clavey River

A kayaker was rescued this afternoon from a remote section of the Clavey River in Tuolumne County.

Tuolumne County Sheriffs deputies and the Search and Rescue pulled the victim from the area about two-miles above the confluence of the Tuolumne and Clavey rivers in a rugged area of the county.

There are still few details at this time, but one person was pulled from the Clavey River about 2:30 Monday afternoon. They have been transported by ambulance to Columbia Airport to be Medi-Flighted to a Modesto Hosptial.

The victim is reported in stable condition with hypothermia and a broken leg.

No name on the injured kayaker, or where he is from.

Bad weather hampered rescue efforts.

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