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Boat overturns, man and son found on White River

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A man and his son are safe after an hour-long search along the White River in Independence County.

According to Office of Emergency Management Director, Glen Willis, crews found the man's overturned boat just before 9:30 on Thursday night. 

The man and his son were found safe along the White River 11 miles downstream from Batesville, near the River Ridge subdivision.  

Willis says the man and his son are in good shape, with no injuries. 

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