Rafting route included 'very violent rapids'

An Alaska State Troopers spokesman told Sky News Steve Morton, who is reported to have died following a white-water rafting accident, was on a trip arranged with NOVA River Runners.

The company described the risks of the route on their website, saying the risk of injury to swimmers was "moderate to high", whilst water conditions "may make self-rescue difficult."

It added that the route could include "obstructed or very violent rapids which could expose a participant to above average endangerment."

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Brit killed on US rafting trip

Tributes have been paid to a British man who died during a white-water rafting trip in America. Steve Morton, who was 47 and from Cambridge, is reported to have fallen from a boat while exploring the Kenai Penisula in Alaska.