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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Missing boater located

Search crew finds woman along creek


July 11, 2019

More than 20 firefighters, police officers, sheriff's deputies and a game warden spent hours Saturday night and early Sunday morning searching for a woman reported missing on Big Escambia Creek near Flomaton and eventually found the woman unharmed sitting on a sandbar just north of Turtle Point Environmental Center.

Flomaton police were first contacted about 9:45 p.m. Saturday that a woman was missing on the creek.

Capt. Chance Thompson said a group had launched at Magnolia Branch earlier that day with plans to end at the Skippy White South Bridge on Highway 31 near Hardee's.

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