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Rescue Crews Search Poudre River, Shoreline For Missing Tuber

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)- Fort Collins police and Poudre Fire Authority crews are searching for a missing tuber in the Poudre River. The adult male was unaccounted for on Saturday afternoon.

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

There was no confirmation that the tuber is in the river. After over 2 hours of searching along the shore and from the air with a drone, crews transitioned to a land-focused search. Crews and response vehicles are moving from College Avenue to Legacy Park.

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Responders plan to search that area until dark.

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

Earlier, crews were parked along Gateway Bridge near 640 N. College in Fort Collins. Larimer Dive and Rescue crews searched the shoreline from Legacy Park to Whitewater Park.

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

A drone joined the search for the missing tuber from the air a short time later.

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