Edmonds man missing in Columbia River boating accident

An Edmonds man is missing and presumed drowned in a boating accident on the Columbia River near Chelan on Saturday afternoon reports The Seattle Times.

The man, Steve Fausto, age 24, was boating with a group of about 10 friends from the Stevens Pass Ski team when he went missing from the boat. He apparently fell overboard without anyone noticing. He was not wearing a life jacket at the time of the boating accident. He had been drinking some time before the accident.

Fausto was a graduate of Kamiak High School in Mukilteo.

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