Edson RCMP is asking individuals who use the McLeod River for leisure functions to be careful for somebody who was washed downstream on Wednesday afternoon.
The 32-year-old man from Niton Junction was final seen swimming close to the Freeway 32 bridge. A number of individuals within the river tried to save lots of him however had been unable to save lots of him.
Edson RCMP was supported by plenty of organizations together with the Yellowhead County Fireplace Division and the Drayton Valley, Whitecourt, and Hinton search and rescue teams.
The teams had been additionally supported by the RCMP helicopter, an Alberta Agriculture helicopter, and the Edson RCMP boat.
The search went late on Wednesday and began once more on Thursday morning. The search continued on Thursday at 12.30 p.m.
Anybody who thinks they’ve discovered the lacking swimmer is inspired to contact the Edson RCMP at 780-723-8822 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or on-line.
Edson is about 207 kilometers west of Edmonton.
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