Crews searching for missing swimmer near Eugene

Right now, boats and drones are over the water looking for the man.

Posted: Jun 28, 2021 3:46 PM
Updated: Jun 28, 2021 10:37 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- UPDATE 10:30 p.m.- After a windy day, search and rescue crews were finally able to get onto the water to search for a missing boater at Fern Ridge Reservoir on Monday.

It all started just before 1 p.m. when witnesses reported a missing man last seen about 150 yards offshore, near the dam on the north side of the lake.

The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department and Lane Rural Fire Authority are taking part in the search. Right now, boats and drones are being used.

Witnesses say the man was wearing charcoal-colored shorts.

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