- Associated Press - Monday, June 15, 2015

SOUTHSIDE, Ala. (AP) - Etowah County authorities are searching for an apparent drowning victim in the Coosa River.

Multiple news sources report a search began Sunday afternoon for a 28-year-old Southside man in an area situated downstream form Rainbow Landing. Chief of Corrections Scott Hassell says marine police are assisting.

Hassell says the man went boating with friends and fell in the water. He could not swim and went under. Deputies are waiting to release his identity until relatives can be notified.

The search is ongoing.

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