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Update: Bodies of two missing fishermen found

Posted by Mike Mardis

Update: Search crews in Cannelton found the body of 49-year-old Bart Zimmerman of Corydon just after 4:00 Tuesday afternoon.    

The body of 47-year-old Ricky Wiseman of Troy, Indiana surfaced about 400 yards downstream from the dam at 2:00 Tuesday afternoon.

Crews from several agencies in both Indiana and Kentucky began their search at 5:30 Tuesday morning.

Posted by Amanda Lents

Update: The search will resume Tuesday for two missing men believed drowned after two boats were sucked into the Cannelton Dam.

In the first boat was 69-year-old Ed Elder of Tell City who was rescued. He's being treated at the University of Louisville Hospital.

Forty-seven-year-old Ricky Wiseman of Troy is still missing.

A second boat that went after Elder and Wiseman also capsized.

On board were 50-year-old Shawn Allen of Corydon, who was rescued and released from Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Forty-nine-year-old Bart Zimmerman of Corydon is still missing.

Crews from several agencies in both Indiana and Kentucky called off the search at nightfall Monday.

They say the search is made even more difficult because of all the debris collected underwater near the dam.

Previously: Emergency crews are on scene of a water rescue at this hour in Cannelton, Indiana.

According to Hancock County Dispatch, two people have been found and are currently being treated.

Crews are looking for two others near the Cannelton locks and dam.

Hancock County emergency responders are assisting in the search. No other details are available at this time.

We'll continue to follow this story and bring you more information as it becomes available.

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