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68-Year-Old Drowns Over the Weekend on the Salmon River

On September 3, 2022, around 6:00 PM, Idaho County dispatch received a call regarding a missing kayaker on the Salmon River near Twin Bridges.

The male had been seen in the kayak earlier in the day wearing a black and grey life jacket, but his kayak had been located upside down and he was nowhere around it. They had been searching for 45 minutes but were unable to find him.

About 6:20 PM, Idaho County dispatch received a call about a body being found at the Campbell boat ramp, near milepost 218 on Highway 95. The description matched that of the missing person reported earlier.

Kenneth Ledgerwood, age 68, of Lewiston, Idaho, was located and his family has been notified. We express our deepest sympathy to his family and loved ones during this time.