GOLD BAR — A Sultan man has been identified as the fourth drowning victim in two months in Snohomish County waters.
Joseph R. Pike had been swimming downstream from the Big Eddy public access site June 5. He went underwater around 4:30 p.m.
Pike’s body was recovered more than an hour later from the Skykomish River east of Gold Bar. He was 35.
His death was ruled an accident, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office reported Monday.