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      Woman's body found in Columbia River at Vancouver

      VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A woman's body was found in the Columbia River Friday morning in Vancouver near the Interstate 205 bridge and authorities are trying to determine if a second person is missing.

      The Columbian reports the woman, who was in her 50s, was wearing outdoor clothing and a flotation device. Search crews also found an empty kayak on the eastern tip of Government Island. Authorities say it appeared the kayak possibly had two passengers.

      But a second person was not found Friday after a search of the area.

      Fire Department Capt. Scott Willis says the body was spotted by a state Fish and Wildlife crew on a river patrol.

      The woman had been dead for about 48 hours and had no identification.
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