2 dead, 3 missing following central Indiana boating incident

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MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Two people are dead and three others are still missing following a boating accident on the White River in Morgan County, according to Morgan County authorities.

According to Morgan County Dispatch, a call came in between 9:30 and 10 p.m. Monday evening about a capsized boat.

The two people who perished in the incident were 76 and 6 years old, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

According to our sister station, WISH-TV in Indianapolis, the search for the three people still missing has been temporarily called off and is expected to pick back up around 8:30 Tuesday morning.

DNR said the search continues for 32-year-old Antonio Sanchez-Maldonado, 63–year-old Niseforo Sanchez and 63-year-old Rigoberto Conchas.

Authorities have not released the names and ages of the people involved in the incident. It’s also unclear as to what led up to the deadly incident.

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(This story was originally published on September 3, 2019)

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