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Rescue personnel search for missing boater on river
Boat Landing
Local and state authorities await word about the search for a missing boater Sunday afternoon at Patriot Landing under the U.S. 1 bridge on the Wateree River. From left: Camden Fire Department (CFD) Deputy Chief Phil Elliott; an unidentified S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officer; DNRs J.E. Shean Coates; David West, the DNRs law enforcement chief; and CFD Chief John Bowers. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
Family and friends of a missing Sumter County man gathered at Patriots Landing on the Wateree River Sunday as Camden-Kershaw County Rescue Squad (C-KCRS) and S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) personnel searched for the missing boater. Camden Fire Department Deputy Chief Phil Elliott said the man went missing around 5 p.m. Saturday. DNR’s J.E. Shean Coates, who was on the scene underneath the U.S. 1 bridge Sunday afternoon, said the agency got the call around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

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