Search Underway for Missing Man in Ohio River

Aug 10, 2020

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One person is missing after a water emergency on the Ohio River at Owensboro.

In a release, Owensboro Police say officers and firefighters were notified of the emergency shortly before 2:00 Monday morning.

Occupants of a boat said the craft began taking on water and all five people on board were forced into the river.

Four individuals were able to safely swim to shore, but a 20-year-old man was unaccounted for.

A number of agencies were involved in the search, including a crew from the Henderson Fire Department.