- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 14, 2017

STANLEY, N.D. (AP) - The Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office says a man who went missing while operating a personal watercraft on the Missouri River near New Town is presumed drowned.

Authorities tell KMOT-TV https://bit.ly/2s0y9ox that they were notified of an unattended personal watercraft Sunday morning near the Four Bears Bridge. A person who had been with the man said he lost sight of him in rough waters.

The missing man did not have a life jacket. Authorities say the search is now a recovery effort.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.

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Information from: KFYR-TV, https://www.kfyrtv.com/

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