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A helicopter searches for kayaker Shannon Christy on July 11 along the Potomac River at Great Falls.

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Kayaker Drowns at Great Falls

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.


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