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Search Continues For Missing Boater In Barnet

Rescuers will resume recovery operations Thursday morning in Barnet.

They’re looking for one person lost on the Passumpsic River when a canoe overturned Wednesday afternoon. Two other adults in the canoe were able to swim to shore. The missing person was last seen in the river, and then visual contact was lost.

Rescue personnel and the Vermont State Police searched for the person until operations has to be suspended due to darkness. They are considering the operation a recovery mission. The person’s identity is not being released until the family is notified.