Crews search for fisherman missing near Whiteville
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Crews are searching for a fisherman who fell out of a boat near Whiteville this morning.
Columbus County Emergency Services Director Kay Worley says two people were fishing near US 74/76 when one of them stood up and the boat turned over. She says a woman in the boat got out safely, but the man in the boat is missing.
Worley says crews are searching an area near 74/76 between mile markers 243 and 244.
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