Granton area man missing in boat accident
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – One person is missing after the boat they were in capsized on the Black River south of Neillsville in the Clark County township of Pine Valley.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of the accident on May 2 at about 3:34 p.m.
Two men were fishing on the Black River and were using a boat to cross the river to fish on the other side.
As they were returning to their original site, their boat started to take on water in the middle of the river. The boat then capsized ejecting the two men.
One of the men was able to put on a life jacket and made it safely to shore. The other man did not have a life jacket and went under water.
The missing man was wearing a lime green shirt with blue pants.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office responded with a variety of other agencies in an effort to locate the missing individual. The search is continuing and information will be released as it develops.