Update 11:30 a.m., Tuesday: Teton County authorities have identified the 22-year-old who died near King's Wave on the Snake River as Hector Bedolla-Zarate.

"He was pulled out of the river by the public, who weren't members of his own group and they began CPR on him," said Cody Lockhart, chief advisor of Search and Rescue. "They were folks who were paddle boarding and they called 911."

Contact Kate Ready at 732-7076 or kready@jhnewsandguide.com.

Kate Ready covers criminal justice and emergency news. Originally from Denver, Kate studied English Literature at UC Berkeley and is excited to bring her love for the mountains and storytelling to Jackson.

Environmental Reporter

Billy Arnold has been covering the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the people who manage it since January 2022. He previously spent two years covering Teton County government, and a year editing Scene. Tips welcomed.

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