4 Americans Killed In Tragic Accident In Costa Rica, Police Say

October 22, 2018


There has been some devastating news that has come in from over the weekend. Four Americans have died after a tragic accident that took place in Costa Rica.


On Saturday, October 20, four American tourists were white water rafting as part of their bachelor party festivities. During their excursion on the Naranjo River with their Costa Rica guide, the rafts suddenly flipped over, according to "Newsweek."


According to officials, the four Americans and the local guide died. There were a total of 14 tourists and four guides on the rafting trip.


There were three rafts that flipped, and five of the men died, floating downstream. The survivors were able to cling on to the side of their rafts, while others were rescued by another guide in a kayak.


The U.S. men were Ernesto Sierra, Jorge Caso, Sergio Lorenzo, and Andres Denis. They were all from Miami, Florida and were aged between 25 and 25 years old. They were renting a house in Playa Hermosa de Jaco. The future groom did survive. The local rafting guide was identified as Kevin Thompson Reid.


Please keep everyone in your thoughts and prayers!