TROUTDALE, Oregon — A Portland man drowned while fishing Sunday in the Sandy River near Troutdale.
The Multnomah County sheriff's office says 52-year-old Birtha B. Subba had been fishing with his brother-in-law at Dabney State Park and decided to go upstream.
The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1n4ppVW ) Subba was swept away by the current. He was spotted floating in the river and pulled ashore but could not be revived.
He was not wearing a life vest.
Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com