Rescue Crews Continue Search For Missing Swimmer - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Rescue Crews Continue Search For Missing Swimmer

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho County sheriff's office says crews continue to search for a 29-year-old Boise man who tried to swim across the Big Salmon River and was swept away by a strong current.

Jeremy Garland was last seen Saturday by his family and friends who were camping along the river, less than 10 miles east of Riggins in central Idaho. The sheriff's office responded to a call
of a possible drowning at about 4 p.m.

Authorities say Garland's friend had crossed the river and was waiting for him on the other side when he attempted to swim across and was taken by the current.
      
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