- Associated Press - Sunday, September 21, 2014

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (AP) - Rescuers were searching for a man who went missing while swimming in a Tuscumbia creek.

Officials with the Alabama Marine Police said the apparent accident happened Sunday at a site south of U.S. Highway 72.

WHNT-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1tO43is ) the man went missing while swimming with his wife and child Sunday. The family called for help around 9:30 a.m.

Authorities said the creek is a popular swimming and fishing spot.


Information from: WHNT-TV, https://whnt.com/

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