Search resumes as 3 killed, 2 still missing after tubers go over dam in Rockingham County :: WRAL.com

— Three people are dead and two are still missing as a water rescue continues for river tubers along the Dan River in Rockingham County.

The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said the tubers went over the Duke Energy dam in Eden on Wednesday, but authorities weren’t called until Thursday afternoon.

Emergency crews rescued four people out of the water, according to WXII. The four had minor injuries. There’s about an eight-foot drop from the dam.

The search was suspended Thursday night. Responders continued their search on Friday morning.

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