CONTINUING COVERAGE: FLOODS OF 2016

Missing Raccoon River Canoer Found Safe

Search crews looking for a missing canoer on the Raccoon River on Friday, August 5 2016. (WHO-HD)

Search crews looking for a missing canoer on the Raccoon River on Friday, August 5, 2016. (WHO-HD)

DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa — A canoer emergency crews were called out to search for Friday morning has been found safe.

The Des Moines Register reports Justin Reimann of Des Moines was found near the Walnut Woods boat ramp in West Des Moines, about two hours after the search for him started.

Crews were originally called out to the Puckerbrush Access on the Raccoon River to search for Reimann after he didn’t return following a river trip Thursday night.

Van Meter Fire and Rescue put in search boats in at the Puckerbrush Access and searched downstream .

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