Missing boater rescued on Cape Fear River

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Rescue crews were called for reports of a missing boater along the Cape Fear River.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday near the Buckhorn Dam on the Lee-Chatham County line.

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At last report, Lee County fire officials told ABC11 that the boater has been found alive and is okay.

Recent rains have made the river run high and fast.

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