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Man Killed On Kaweah River Raft

( MAN KILLED ON KAWEAH RIVER)
 A FLORIDA MAN WHO DIED WHILE RAFTING ON THE FAST-MOVING KAWEAH RIVER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 47-YEAR OLD GRADY SINGLETARY OF CASSELBERRY, FLORIDA.  THE TULARE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SAID YESTERDAY THAT SINGLETARY WAS THROWN FROM A RIVER RAFT NEAR THREE RIVERS MONDAY MORNING.  OTHERS IN THE BOAT MANAGED TO GET TO SHORE, BUT HE WAS APPARENTLY KILLED BY BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA TO THE HEAD.  SINGLETARY WAS WEARING A PROPER HELMET, LIFE JACKET AND WETSUIT, BUT THE FORCE OF THE ACCIDENT APPARNETLY OVERCAME ALL OF THOSE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.