And an overwhelmingly great lack of foresight will often lead to your death.
As in this instance:
At night too, to add to the list of screwups.
No safety line, in a high current, Plus farging cold water. Those who have ice dived are shuddering at the list of failures in planning and execution. You’d think people would be smarter….
One can only hope unconsciousness was quick due to the cold. I doubt drowning in an ice cold dark river is high on the “Best ways to die” list.