Missing Boater's Body Found

Rescue crews found the body of a man who drowned when his boat capsized.

Jerry Jarvis, who was 45 years old, was unable to swim to shore in Mingo County after the boat he and three others were fishing in capsized on the Tug Fork.

Rescue crews from 5 counties in 2 states responded to the scene. They searched late into the night and resumed the next morning. Mr. Jarvis' body was recovered downstream in Kentucky that afternoon.

Rainy conditions made search efforts difficult but fortunately the water hadn't risen to unworkable levels.


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