Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 58° Clear
News >  Crime/Public Safety

Moses Lake woman dies when trying to rescue dog from irrigation canal in Grant County

July 26, 2022 Updated Tue., July 26, 2022 at 3:40 p.m.

A woman from Moses Lake died after falling into an irrigation canal while trying to rescue a dog in Grant County on Sunday, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said.

Witnesses told sheriff’s office investigators that Brigetta Delgado, 46, was trying to rescue a dog in a canal near Dodson Road South and Road 12 Southwest, about 5 miles east of Royal City, when she fell into the canal, went under the water and did not resurface. Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputies and rescue crews responded to a call at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday.

Delgado was trapped by the turbulence in a plunge pool and her body was not recovered until the water released its grip, the sheriff’s office said.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe now to get breaking news alerts in your email inbox

Get breaking news delivered to your inbox as it happens.