Search and rescue looking for missing man in the Snake River

search for missing boater on the Snake River

Search and rescue crews are searching for a man who fell off a boat into the Snake River by Martin's Landing Campground today.

The boat has been found, according to Canyon County officials. It is unclear where on the river the boat was found.

Officials are calling it an active search with resources on land, water and in the air with a helicopter.

The Sheriff's Office says the man just put in his boat when it took off speeding. Investigators aren't sure if the man sped away on purpose or if it was a mechanical malfunction.

The boat tipped, dumping the man into the river.

According to reports, the man wasn't a good swimmer.

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