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Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Search for missing person suspended at Buck's Pocket State Park

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office reports that a car is underwater at the bridge in Bucks Pocket State Park in Grove Oak.

Posted: Feb 5, 2020 3:47 PM
Updated: Feb 5, 2020 7:04 PM

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office reports that a car is underwater at the bridge in Buck's Pocket State Park in Grove Oak.

The sheriff's office said the driver has not been located.

They are unsure how many people might be missing.

The incident happenned about 2:45 p.m.

Rocky Harnen, Jackson County Sheriff's Office spokesman, said the search has been suspended as of late Wednesday afternoon due to the weather and rough water.

Alabama State Trooper said they were sent to the area of Jackson County 452 and DeKalb County 174 inside Buck's Pocket State Park about 2:55 p.m. Wednesday on a call about a vehicle in South Soddy Creek.

Troopers, along with Scottsboro Jackson Rescue Squad and Buck's Pocket State Park officials attempted to locate the vehicle, said Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel.

Daniel said, weather permitting, search crews will continue Wednesday.

Stay with WAAY 31 on air and WAAYTV.com online for updates.

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