Crews search for missing boater on Lake Lanier

Crews search for missing boater on Lake Lanier

February 12th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

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CUMMING, Ga. - Rescuers are searching for a missing boater on Lake Lanier northeast of Atlanta.

Authorities say the man was last seen fishing from his boat near Lanier Beach South on Monday night.

WAGA-TV reports that his boat was recovered Tuesday morning, but there's been no sign of the man, who is in his 40s.

Members of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Forsyth County Fire Department, Forsyth County Sheriff's Office and the Corps of Engineers are searching for the missing man.

Few other details were immediately available this morning.