Crews Searching Bear Lake After Man Falls Off Inner Tube, Disappears
PARIS, Idaho – Search efforts are underway at Bear Lake after a man fell off an inner tube and could not be located.
The man disappeared Saturday on the Idaho side of the lake at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Crews searched through Saturday while there was still light. The search resumed Sunday at 6 a.m.
KSL TV news specialist Garna Mejia reports sonar may have detected what could be the body of the missing man. Authorities said the man is 27-year-old Logan resident.
His identity has not yet been released.
#Breaking: Deputies say sonar detected what they suspect to be the body of a missing 27yo Logan man. Kayakers on the north end of Bear Lake spotted the man struggling in the water last night. Divers now in the area of interest to confirm the finding. @KSL5TV pic.twitter.com/psN2MPZFZK
— Garna Mejia KSL (@GarnaMejiaKSL) July 19, 2020
The North Beach boat ramps are closed and accessible only by emergency personnel, authorities said. The beach will remain open for day use.
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