Search effort ongoing for missing Florence boater

Dallion Q. Long, 28, is missing after a boating incident on Wilson Lake.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 4:22 AM
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 10:31 AM

UPDATE: The search resumed about 6:30 a.m. Monday. ALEA Marine Patrol said Dallion Long was with other people when he went overboard. The number of people in the boat has not been released.

From earlier:

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 28-year-old Florence resident Dallion Long is missing after he fell overboard while boating on Wilson Lake.

They say he was not wearing a personal flotation device.

The incident happened about 6:20 p.m. Aug. 11.

Killen Volunteer Fire Department, Florence Fire, Florence Police, Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office, Lauderdale County EMA and ALEA Marine Patrol are helping search for Long. 

They say search efforts will resume Monday morning.

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