Siltcoos Lake

Breaking News: Name Released in Saturday’s Boating Death

Victim’s Name Released

The Lane County Sheriff’s office has released the name of the victim in Saturday’s boating accident on Siltcoos Lake as Gordon Bradford. of Florence.  Witnesses told the sheriff’s office that prior to the accident the boat’s engine was heard revving before the craft crashed into the doc and flipped over.  Bradford was entangled in ropes and had to be located using the Lane County Dive Team.  According to Siuslaw valley fire and rescue neither occupant of the boat were wearing flotation devices.  The other occupant of the boat, Eileen Lundquist-Bradford was taken to Peace Harbor Medical Center in stable condition.  The couple’s dog also survived the accident.