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Man Drowns In Elk River Near Mink Shoals Boat Ramp
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Jun. 29, 2012 4:46 PM EDT
Updated: Jun. 29, 2012 5:20 PM EDT
Eyewitness News Photo
, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A man is dead after he drowned in the Elk River Friday afternoon.
It happened near the Mink Shoals Boat Ramp around 4:30pm.
We're told dispatchers got a call that a man had went under.
Crews got on scene and recovered the man's body.
The victim's name has not been released.
We have a crew on the scene. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for the latest information.
Crews are responding to a possible drowning in Kanawha County.
It happened at the Mink Shoals Boat Ramp around 4:30pm Friday.
Dispatchers got a call that a man went under and never came back up. According to the call the man has been under water for five to ten minutes.
Police are headed to the scene.
We have a crew headed to the scene. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for the latest on this developing story.
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