[UPDATE 6:12 p.m.] Search and Rescue Underway Along Trinity River

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Coast Guard helicopter [Stock photo from Wikipedia by Vlad Lazarenko]

At 3:39 p.m., a call went out from Emergency Dispatch for a Search and Rescue response to a possible drowning on the Trinity River north of Hoopa. A Coast Guard helicopter is flying the river area. A rescue boat was launched into the Trinity but so far the victim has not been found.

The Coast Guard will not comment at this time.

UPDATE 6:12 p.m.: According to two local residents, a body was located.  We haven’t confirmed this officially yet.

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