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The Kern County Sheriff's Office received three calls for service for people missing in the Kern River Thursday. 

At around 4:30 p.m. KCSO landed a helicopter in the Rabbit Island area in the Kern Valley. Deputies gave CPR to a woman who was then declared deceased. 

At 4:56 p.m., KCSO Search and Rescue received a call for three people missing in the Kern River near Granite Point. One was rescued by the Kern County Fire Department, while another self-rescued. The third person is still missing. 

At about 5:11 p.m., KCSO and Park Rangers responded to the Kern River near Lake Ming after 20-year-old man went missing.

KCSO has not yet located the two missing people. 

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So sad, incredibly sad. Start a lifeguard petition today. Could a lifeguard at popular River stops administer CPR faster than a Sheriff’s helicopter that gets called out when?

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