NEW INFO: Search Underway for Missing Boater near Camden

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says the search is underway for a missing boater.

ALEA Marine Patrol says they are looking for a 58-year-old man who went under water Wednesday and never resurfaced.

Officials say the incident occurred at approximately 4:45PM Wednesday on the Alabama River in the Gees Bend area of Wilcox County.

Investigators say the man was on a pontoon that had stopped when witnesses say he jumped into the water to swim.

With the help of the Monroe County Rescue Squad and Daphne Search and Rescue, Troopers are searching the area trying to find the missing man.

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