Beloved KCRA 3 Employee Dies After Folsom Lake Accident

Kathryn Hoedt, known to the KCRA team as Katie, was a member of the morning team. She died after an accident at Folsom Lake on Saturday August 12, 2023.


The family of a 23-year-old Northern California woman who died after an accident at Folsom Lake over the weekend is calling for a change in water safety.

Kathyrn Hoedt, whose loved ones called her Katie, died after California State Parks officials said she fell from a rope swing around 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Folsom Lake, near the Rattlesnake Bar Boat Launch area.

Katie was a beloved member of the KCRA 3 news team and was one of the morning producers. Beth Hoedt, Katie’s mother, said “Katie was always happy and positive, and she would constantly FaceTime her loved ones.”.