2 dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes along river

By The Associated Press

MARTINSVILLE — Indiana conservation officers say a 6-year-old boy and a 73-year-old woman are dead and three men remain missing after a boat capsized along the White River in central Indiana.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says all seven of a john boat's occupants were thrown into the river when it capsized Monday night just downstream of a dam near Martinsville.

Some of the passengers made it to shore, but emergency responders pulled a 6-year-old boy and a 73-year-old from the river and they were later pronounced dead.

Crews searched the river for several hours into early Tuesday for three men, ages 63, 32 and 40, who remain missing.

That search was set to resume Tuesday morning along the river in Morgan County about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Indianapolis.




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