This story has been corrected to reflect the correct incident date of Feb. 22.
Search efforts resumed Monday along a creek in DeKalb County, Alabama's Buck's Pocket State Park, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, but there have been no reports of success in finding an 18-year-old who went missing when the vehicle he was in overturned in floodwaters on Feb. 22.
Koy Spears, of Geraldine, Alabama, went missing after the Jeep Cherokee he was in with two others was swept off a crossing over a creek in the park, authorities said. The other two people, identified as 22-year-old Crossville, Alabama-resident Sara Lucille Mooneyham and 21-year-old Jaxon Cole Jones, of Dawson, Alabama.
The state agency "in conjunction with Alabama State Parks, is coordinated with local rescue squads to continue shoreline searches along the cree," ALEA patrol commander Capt. Gary Buchanan said in a statement issued Tuesday.
"Waterborne searches are still on hold pending lower water levels in the creek," Buchanan said.
The bridge over the creek is on the Jackson-Marshal-Etowah county line and is the only road that crosses Metheny Creek, a stream that bisects the park, he said. Rescuers from all three counties joined in the operations following Spears' disappearance, authorities said.