Search Resumes For Kayaker Missing On Potomac

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COLES POINT, Va. (WNEW/AP) — The Coast Guard and other agencies are continuing the search for a 23-year-old man after his kayak was found overturned on the Potomac River.

Officials say a friend reported the kayaker missing Wednesday.

The friend told authorities that they left Coles Point Marina in Virginia for Tall Timbers Marina on the Maryland side of the river, where they planned to eat breakfast, but turned back after 30 minutes. The friend went on alone to get a motorboat to help bring the man to shore, but lost sight of him after returning with the boat.

Police in Westmoreland County, Virginia, spotted an overturned kayak on the shore.

The search resumed Thursday morning.

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