- Associated Press - Sunday, December 14, 2014

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities are searching a western Iowa lake for a man who was reported missing after a canoe capsized, and a second man was being treated at a hospital after swimming to shore.

Council Bluffs Police Sgt. Darren Budd says the canoe the two men were in capsized around 1:45 p.m. Sunday. The men were not immediately identified Sunday.

At the time of the accident, the water temperature was around 35 degrees, but one of the men managed to swim to shore and alert the park ranger.

The swimmer was taken to a Council Bluffs hospital for treatment of hypothermia.

Rescue crews searched the lake until nightfall Sunday without finding the missing man but had to suspend their efforts. Authorities plan to resume the search Monday morning.



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