Authorities end underwater search for missing kayaker in Missouri River

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have ended an underwater search for a kayaker who went missing on the Missouri River south of Bismarck.

Forty-one-year-old Joby Seagren disappeared on Saturday near a popular recreation area called Kimball Bottoms.

Reports say that rescuers have been searching using sonar, a drone and a plane before they called off the underwater portion of the search on Monday.

Burleigh County Sheriff’s Major Gary Schaffer says the aerial search will continue each morning and evening.

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