RIGGINS, Idaho -

Authorities believe Austin K Kelley, 26, drowned in the Salmon River near French Creek on Sunday.

Kelley, who is from Tumwater, Wash., was attempting to swim across the river when he was caught by the current and pulled under. Kelley was not wearing a life jacket. His friends tried to rescue him but were unsuccessful.

The Idaho County Sheriff's Search & Rescue team will continue to search for the victim.