Salmon River search suspended for the day
Tracks on the ice tell the tale of tragedy on the Salmon River – (image courtesy PG RCMP)
Prince George, B.C.- The search for two men missing on the Salmon River just north of Prince George, has been suspended for the day.
The two, both residents of Prince George, were part of a snowmobiling group . One rider tried to cross the river, but went through the ice, two others went into the water to rescue him, but only one got out.
Prince George Search and Rescue combed the area yesterday from about 5 pm to 2 a.m., and again today from 7 a.m. to about 4:30. They have not been able to find any sign of the two missing men.
The names of the missing have not been released however officials say they are aged 36 and 31.
The search will resume tomorrow morning.