Body Of Missing Boater Found On Catawba River

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Officials say they located the body of the missing boater Monday afternoon.  However, officials with the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission have not released the name of the person at this time.

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BELMONT, N.C. — One person is dead after a boat capsized on the Catawba River early Monday morning, according to reports.

Crews say four people were in a boat when it started sinking. Three people were able to swim to safety, but the fourth person died.

The Catawba River Bridge is closed. This was at the Kevin Lofton Park Boat Ramp.