On June 16, 2019, at 10:40 a.m., the Kern County Sheriff’s Office received a report of three people that went into the Kern River at Keysville South. All three jumped into the river, only one was able to exit. The other two have not been seen since. They are two teenagers, 15 years old and 19 years old.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Kern Valley Search and Rescue, and Kern County Fire Department have all participated in the search.
As of press time the swimmers had not been found.