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Boy missing in Missouri River near Great Falls

By Associated Press
Published On: Jul 03 2013 07:30:08 AM MDT
GREAT FALLS, Mont. -

A 17-year-old boy is missing on the Missouri River south of Great Falls.
    
Cascade County Search and Rescue and the sheriff's office continued searching Wednesday morning for the boy who disappeared under water at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.
    
The Great Falls Tribune reports witnesses said the boy was in the water at the Big Bend fishing access point when they lost sight of him.
    
Authorities began dragging the river at about 6:30 p.m. with a search and rescue boat while Mercy Flight performed an aerial search.
    
The boy's name has not been released.