- Associated Press - Monday, August 1, 2016

TUCKERMAN, Ark. (AP) - State and local authorities are searching the Black River at Tuckerman for a suspected drowning victim.

Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said Monday 20-year-old Dylan Person was apparently caught in a current while swimming with friends Sunday afternoon and disappeared in an area known as Lockhart Bluffs.

A dive team from nearby Independence County is joining the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, state parks officials, the Tuckerman Fire Department and other agencies in the search.

Authorities searched until nightfall Sunday and resumed searching on Monday.


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