Search for missing boater resumes

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CHILDERSBURG, Ala. (WIAT) — CBS42 is told a man was testing a boat for an area company when he was thrown out of the vessel, after it crashed on the Coosa River.

coosa valley rescue squadFirst responders say the boat was speeding in Childersburg when it suddenly turned. Both the missing driver and a passenger were tossed from the boat. They say, the boat was basically torn apart by the crash. The passenger went to a local hospital for treatment. The search for the missing man will begin again Wednesday morning.

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