Group Of Miami Residents Killed In Costa Rica Rafting Accident

Four tourists from Miami-Dade County were killed Saturday in a rafting accident along the Naranjo River in Costa Rica.

Officials with Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Organization identified the American victims as Ernesto Sierra, Jorge Caso, Sergio Lorenzo and Andres Denis. A fifth person, a Costa Rican guide -- Kevin Thompson Reid -- was also killed.

The victims were among 14 people who went on a rafting trip. The country has seen heavy rains in recent weeks, swelling the Naranjo River. 

Each boat capsized in the rough water and every victim was dumped into the water. 

The group -- alumni of Christopher Columbus High School -- were in Costa Rica to celebrate a friend's bachelor party. 

A GoFundMe has been created for the victims. You can visit the page here.

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