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Missing Fisherman in Wayne County

Posted on: 7:45 pm, April 21, 2013, by , updated on: 04:27am, April 22, 2013

LAKE WALLENPAUPACK — Dive teams returned to Lake Wallenpaupack in Wayne County on Sunday in an attempt to locate a missing fisherman.

Newswatch 16 saw a dive team on the lake around 7:30 Sunday evening. Crews wrapped up the search for the night a short time later.

A state trooper on the scene told Newswatch 16 the man had not been found and that the search would resume on Monday.

The fisherman’s name has not been released, but officials said he is from Jefferson Township in Lackawanna County.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission said his boat was seen empty on Lake Wallenpaupack around 3:30 p.m on Saturday.

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