Person missing after boat sinks in Missouri River, authorities say


THE TRUCK DRIVER WAS NOT INJURED. THE SEARCH IS ON FOR A WOMAN WHO DISAPPEARED WHEN A BOAT SANK IN THE MISSOURI RIVER HAPPENED. JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT NORTH OF BLAIR NEAR TYSON BEND WILDLIFE AARE SEVERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES RESPOND INCLUDING HARRISON COUNTY DIVE TEAMS. SHERIFF DEPUTIES. SAYING PEOPLE WERE PULLED FROM THE WATER ON ANOTHER BOA

Person missing after boat sinks in Missouri River, authorities say

A search is underway for a person who disappeared Sunday night after the boat they were on sank in the Missouri River, authorities said. The incident happened around midnight, north of the Tyson Bend Wildlife area in Iowa, near Blair, Nebraska. According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Harrison County 911 received a call that a boat on the Missouri River was taking on water. A spokesperson said the boat was 35 feet long. Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Blair Police Department, Blair Fire and Rescue, Southwest Iowa Dive Team, Yutan Dive Team, Harrison County Emergency Management and Shelby County Emergency Management responded to the scene. A number of people were on board and were rescued, but one person was not, authorities said. Law enforcement at the scene interviewed witnesses and confirmed that a 20-year-old woman was missing. Authorities say efforts are underway to recover the boat and the missing person. The incident is being investigated. More Headlines

A search is underway for a person who disappeared Sunday evening after the boat she was on sank in the Missouri River, authorities said.

The incident happened around midnight, north of the Tyson Bend Wildlife Area in Iowa, near Blair, Nebraska.

Harrison County 911 received a call that a boat on the Missouri River was taking on water, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. A spokesperson said the boat was 35 feet long.

Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Blair Police Department, Blair Fire and Rescue, Southwest Iowa Dive Team, Yutan Dive Team, Harrison County Emergency Management and Shelby County Emergency Management responded to the scene.

A number of people were on board and were rescued, but one person was not, authorities said.

Law enforcement at the scene interviewed witnesses and confirmed the disappearance of a 20-year-old woman. Authorities say efforts are underway to recover the boat and the missing person.

The incident is under investigation.

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