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RIVER SEARCH TO RESUME FOR MISSING BRIAR CLIFF STUDENT

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Update 11pm 9/5/16 WG

AUTHORITIES WILL RESUME THEIR SEARCH TUESDAY MORNING FOR A MISSING 23 YEAR OLD BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY STUDENT WHO WAS LAST SEEN SWIMMING IN THE MISSOURI RIVER SUNDAY EVENING.

UNION COUNTY AUTHORITIES SAY TOM PATTERSON, A STUDENT FROM FROSTBURG, MARYLAND, WAS SWIMMING ACROSS THE RIVER WITH FRIENDS NEAR ELK POINT, SOUTH DAKOTA WHEN HE DISAPPEARED.

A PRAYER VIGIL FOR PATTERSON WAS HELD AT BRIAR CLIFF BY STUDENTS AND STAFF ON MONDAY NIGHT.

PATTERSON, TOM

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THE SEARCH FOR A 23 YEAR OLD MALE WHO WENT MISSING IN THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR ELK POINT OVER THE WEEKEND RESUMED THIS MORNING.
THE UNION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THE MAN WAS SWIMMING WITH FRIENDS IN THE RIVER SUNDAY NIGHT AT 5 O’CLOCK, WHEN HE DISAPPEARED.
AUTHORITIES ARE USING SEVERAL ASSETS IN THE SEARCH, INCLUDING FOUR DOGS AND THREE SITE SCAN SOLAR UNITS.
THOSE INVOLVED IN TODAY’S SEARCH INCLUDE THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE, YANKTON SEARCH AND RESCUE, SOUTH DAKOTA AND NEBRASKA GAME, FISH & PARKS, BROOKINGS SEARCH AND RESCUE K9 UNITS AND THE DIXON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.