UPDATE: Search For Missing Boater Becomes Recovery Operation

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Campbell County (WVLT) -- Rescue crews say the search for a missing boater in Cove Creek is now a recovery operation.

Crews have been searching for a woman who went missing yesterday evening after the boat she was traveling in flipped several times in Cove Creek, just south of Twin Cove Marina near Caryville.

The TWRA says the unidentified woman, and a man she was with were trapped under water following the accident.

The man, identified as Robert Foshee, 65 of Lenoir City suffered serious injuries and was transported by Lifestar to UT Medical Center in Knoxville.

The Knoxville Rescue Squad was called to the scene this morning to help in the search.

They will use sonar technology to locate the drown woman.

We have a crew on scene and will bring you the latest on the recovery efforts tonight on Volunteer TV News at 6:30.

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