- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Crews are searching for a man who fell into a Douglas County lake and did not emerge.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources tells news outlets that 24-year-old Alberto Palacios of Douglasville was on a paddleboat with his family when he fell into the water at Sweetwater State Park on Monday evening.

Crews were using sonar boats and helicopters to aid in the search Tuesday.

DNR spokesman Mark McKinnon says the search will continue as long as necessary.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide