Kayaker missing on North Fork of Payette

Kayaker missing on North Fork of Payette
VALLEY COUNTY - The Valley County Sheriff's Office received a report of a missing kayaker around 11:48 a.m. Tuesday. The 19 year-old man was reported to be an expert kayaker, and was wearing a life-vest and a helmet when he disappeared in the Payette River. He was last seen near mile post 88 along Highway 55.

The man's kayak and paddle were recovered from the river, but search efforts have failed to locate him so far.

The investigation is ongoing. Stay tuned to KBOI 2News for updates.