Search continues for missing swimmer

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Published on July 6, 2019 -
Search continues for missing swimmer

Search continues for missing swimmer

And--let's get ready to rumble!

We are now less than two hours away from w-w-e in utica.

Good evening-- i'm callihan marshall.

Several crews are still on oneida lake tonight looking for a missing swimmer.

The oneida county sheriff's office got a call last night for someone who under water and dn't co up,e shouth bay area.

News channel 2's brent kearney has an update for us tonight.

"the search coinu for a n who wentsing in his 50sand now s race against the clock as storweather ves in.

It has bll.

They dropped a buoy urs for the first responderssec.

"the first vessel that was on scene was the onei county sheriff's boat within just over seven minutes frothinitialall.

They dropp a buoy where the boater stated the person nt down that was kinof our center point.

We use that center point for gd seahes and kindng to gets out from there."

But today, it was a raceagainst weatr was set to move in.

"we are trying to beat the weather, iguess have some pret weather i guess.

And with all of this humidity we are trying to get as much done we ca because once we dget bad weather, we have to pull everyone out."

No resoce haseen spared in search of the missing swimmer, the u.s coast guard and r one was brouer cameras."

Aid with the search effort.

"tht hereright now are usg side scan sonar so we can scan the bottom.

We have it is ers those work well in tssituation asell and walso havesome underater cameras."

But at this point sadly, they are just trying to iclosure to .

"right now we have switched from a rescue to a recory mode n.

It is disheartening to the family knowing that one of their members is out there

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