Search continues for missing boater

Search continues for missing boater


FAR TODAY?>>WELL, MONICA, CREWS SUSPENDED
THEIR SEARCH AFTER 3 HOURS LAST
NIGHT AND THEN WERE BACK OUT
HERE JUST BEFORE 8:00 THIS
MORNING. NOW A SPOKESPERSON FROM THE
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SAYS THERE ARE 3 BOATS
OUT HERE ON THE WATER. WE HAVE ALSO SEEN A BOAT FROM
THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. IN ADDITION, THE MISSING MAN’S
FRIENDS BROUGHT THEIR OWN BOAT
OUT TO TRY TO HELP WITH THE
SEARCH. IT ALL STARTED AT 6:30 LAST
NIGHT WHEN A CALL CAME IN ABOUT
A BOAT IN TROUBLE. THE OFFICIALS SAY THAT THERE WAS
A MALFUNCTION WITH THE MOTOR,
CAUSING IT TO EVENTUALLY GO OVER
THE DAM, THROWING BOTH MEN
OVERBOARD. ONE OF THE MEN WAS RESCUED BY
THE CLARKSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT,
BUT ANOTHER MAN, DONNIE WATSON,
DISAPPEARED UNDER THE WATER. THE DNR SAYS THAT THIS IS A
RECOVERY EFFORT BUT SOME OF HIS
FRIENDS WHO WERE OUT HERE ALL
LAST NIGHT AND ALL MORNING ARE
STILL HOLDING OUT HOPE.>>HE HAS A STRONG WILL AS MUCH
AS ANYBODY HAS. HE WILL FIGHT TO THE END TO STAY
ALIVE. THAT’S WHAT WE ARE HOPING FOR.>>NOW, THE DNR SAYS A
PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION SHOWS
WATSON HAD JUST THE BOUGHT THE
BOAT EARLIER THIS WEEK AND HE
AND THE MEN WERE TAKING IT ON
THE RIVER FOR THE FIRST TIME. STAY WIT

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