Missing person search underway in Crawford County

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Wis. (WKBT)– Authorities are searching for a missing person last seen near Gordon’s Bay boat landing in Eastman.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office said the communication center received a 911 call at 3:15 a.m. to report the missing person.

Authorities believe that a group of people was camping at a nearby island. One of the people involved may have attempted to swim from shore to the campsite. They are presumed to have gone underwater at that time.

Others in the camping group called 911 and attempted to find the missing person. Numerous police, fire and EMS agencies were paged to the area to begin a search by land, water and air.

The investigation is ongoing.

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