06/22/2011 09:04 am ET Updated Aug 22, 2011

Jian Kang, Humboldt State University Student, Missing After Being Swept Down Icy River

A Humboldt State University student is missing after he was swept down the Trinity river on Sunday.

Jian Kang, who studied biology at the university, was attending a birthday party at a local camp ground when he waded into the stream and was swept down river, the AP reports.

Authorities say it is unlikely Kang survived.