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Missing Tuber Found After Hours-Long Search Of Poudre River

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)- A missing tuber was located Saturday night after an hours-long search of the Poudre River in Fort Collins. Fort Collins police, Poudre Fire Authority and Larimer County search crews searched the river and the shoreline starting about 4 p.m. Saturday.

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

After over 2 hours of searching along the shore and from the air with a drone, crews transitioned to a land-focused search.

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

The man was found safe shortly after 8 p.m.

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

Firefighters said now is a dangerous time to float the river as snowmelt makes the river deeper, faster and colder.

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