1 dead, 1 missing in central Wisconsin boating accident

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say one man is dead and another man is missing after their boat capsized near a dam in central Wisconsin.

The Wausau Daily Herald reports the accident happened Saturday morning.

Portage County Patrol Sergeant Jeff Coey says the men’s fishing boat capsized when it was too close to the Wisconsin River’s DuBay Dam.

The body of one man was found about 90 minutes after authorities began the search. The search for the second man continued on Sunday.

Their names have not been released.

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Information from: Wausau Daily Herald Media, http://www.wausaudailyherald.com

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