7:30pm Report of a 14 foot fiberglass boat running aground at the Siletz River crossing of Highway 101. Emergency responders are enroute to the location. The boat operator seems to be okay. The tide has been coming in but the boat hit river bottom anyway and is stuck. Personnel on scene say it may take a couple of hours to dislodge the boat from the river bottom.
7:47pm An apparent friend of the stranded boatman has come on scene with intent to pull the stuck boat back into deeper water. Reports from the scene indicates that the man on the stuck boat is a bit elderly but is getting help from a friend in another boat to pull the stuck boat out of the mud and into deeper water.