Portland fisherman drowns in Sandy River near Troutdale

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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

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