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Thompson River Search

Water Rescue crews are heading back out to look for a man who disappeared on the Thompson River in the Lake Toxaway area of Transylvania County.

The Lake Toxaway Fire & Rescue Chief, Bobby Cooper says they are looking for a 46 year old man.   They believe he fell over one of the falls on the Thompson River around 5:15pm Sunday evening.  He says it took the person with the man until 10:00pm to hike out to get help.  The Rescue team searched until the conditions became too dangerous last night.  They called off the search until 9:00am this morning.   That is when crews are heading back into the woods at the Highway 281 S and Brewer Road.

The U.S. Forest Service is heading up the investigation into the accident.

Stay with News 13 for more details as they become available.


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