No. 82-3207.

709 F.2d 580 (1983)

Renee MORGAN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Gary F. Morgan, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. The UNITED STATES of America, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided June 30, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Carroll D. Gray, Asst. U.S. Atty., Mary J. Koehmstedt, Student Intern, Spokane, Wash., for defendant-appellee.

Chris A. Montgomery, McNally & Stewart, Colville, Wash., for plaintiff-appellant.

Before WALLACE, ANDERSON, and SCHROEDER, Circuit Judges.

J. BLAINE ANDERSON, Circuit Judge:

This wrongful death action arises from an accidental electrocution that occurred in the Grand Coulee Dam National Recreation Area in the State of Washington. Plaintiff's decedent, Gary Morgan, was canoeing with a companion and two dogs on Lake Roosevelt in the Recreation Area. Morgan beached the canoe to let the dogs run. After running along the beach a slight distance, one dog stepped into the lake and suddenly disappeared. When...

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