RECOVERY EFFORTS CONTINUE IN GRANT COUNTY AS RESCUERS
LOOK FOR AN EPHRATA FATHER OF THREE.
SCOTT KOLVES AND HIS THREE SONS WERE IN A TRUCK WHEN
IT CRASHED INTO A CANAL SOUTH OF COULEE CITY, KILLING
ONE OF THE BOYS.
KXLY 4'S AARON LUNA JOINS US NOW WITH MORE DETAILS.
45-YEAR-OLD SCOTT KOLVES WAS A LONG TIME EMPLOYEE
OF EPRHATA HIGH SCHOOL WERE HE WORKED AS A SECURITY
HE ALSO LIKED TO FISH WITH HIS BOYS.
THAT'S WHAT THE FOUR WERE DOING YESTERDAY WHEN TRAGEDY
THE CANAL THAT FEEDS INTO THE SUMMER FALLS POWER PLANT
WAS A FAVORITE SPOT FOR SCOTT KOLVES AND HIS BOYS
TO GO FISHING.
I know on a personal level that they enjoy fishing
and scott enjoys time with his three boys and that's
what they were doing yesterday.
DEPUTIES AREN'T SURE WHAT CAUSED KOLVES' TRUCK TO
DRIVE INTO THE CANAL BUT THEY KNOW IT FLIPPED AND
WAS CARRIED 100 YARDS DOWNSTREAM BY THE FAST MOVING
FISHERMEN NEARBY HEARD THE COMMOTION AND WERE ABLE
TO PULL THE 10 AND 12-YEAR-OLD OUT OF THE CANAL.
Ovserved the other two occupants in the vehicle but
lost sight of them as they had not surface in quite
AN HOUR LATER AND FIVE MILES DOWNSTREAM A DEPUTY AND
A FISH AND GAME OFFICER RISKED THEIR LIVES TO PULL
THE BODY OF 8-YEAR-OLD KOREY KOLVES FROM THE COLD
CPR WAS UNSUCCESFUL.
DAD SCOTT, STILL MISSING.
THE SEARCH RESUMED THIS MORNING AS THE DAM WAS CLOSED
TO CALM THE QUICK MOVING WATER FOR A DIVE TEAM SEARCH.
THE RESCUED BOYS ARE RECOVERING PHYSICALLY.
Obviously, pretty sad, they lost a brother and we
can't find dad, so the boys are having a pretty rough
time right now,
THE SUMMER FALLS POWER PLANT OPENED BACK UP AROUND
1 PM ENDING THE DIVE BUT NOT EFFORTS.
RESCUERS HOPE TO RECOVER THE BELOVED EPHRATA HIGH
SCHOOL EMPLOYEE SOON.
I think that there's going to be a lot of serioiusly
sad people in the city of Ephrata.
Especailly for the school district,
KOLVES WORKED AT EPHRATA HIGH SCHOOL AS SECURITY.
ALL OF HIS SON'S ATTENDED SCHOOL IN EPHRATA.
AARON, IS THE DISTRICT DOING ANYTHING TO HELP STUDENTS
THE DISTRICT HAS CALLED OUT A CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM
TO HELP STUDENTS, PARENTS AS WELL AS STAFF DEAL WITH
THE SEARCH HAS BEEN CALLED OFF BUT DEPUTIES AND BUREAU
OF RECLAMATION WORKERS WILL CONTINUE TO CHECK THE