Randolph County Authorities Searching for Drowning Victim

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - Authorities in Randolph County this morning have resumed the search for a man who apparently drowned yesterday on the flooded Black River.

According to Pocahontas Fire Chief Scott Baltz, two men were in a boat on the river, southwest of Pocahontas near the Nolan community, when it capsized, sweeping one of the men down the river.  The accident occured around 4:30 p.m.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.