PORTLAND, Ore. — Authorities say a recently retired Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputy has died in a river rafting accident.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook Monday that Deputy Greg Senior died over the weekend in Idaho.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://goo.gl/NW2SBf ) Sheriff Craig Roberts had no other details about what happened.

Senior worked with the sheriff’s office for 27 years, serving as a corrections officer and also in the civil division, where deputies work to process and serve court orders.

Roberts says the hardworking Senior was nearly 7 feet tall and often called a “gentle giant” around the jail..

Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com