July 16, 2013
Kayakers and Mongtomery County River Rescue in the successful effort to recover Shannon Christy’s body.
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Potomac River gorge claims third victim in one month.
Shannon Christy, 23 of Greenville, S.C., died Thursday, July 11, kayaking the chutes of the Potomac River at Great Falls. Christy "disappeared while going down the falls and was pinned underneath the water for a period of time," according to Montgomery County Police Reports. Police were called at 4:17 p.m.