Rescuers were searching the Kansas River for a possible drowning victim after a partially submerged boat was found near the Turner Diagonal in Kansas City, Kan., Tuesday afternoon.
Kansas City, Kan., firefighters responded on the water rescue about 2:35 p.m. near the Kansas River Turner Bridge Boat Ramp after the boat was found partially submerged near there.
Firefighters arriving on the scene reported seeing the boat with its bow pointing out of the water. No one could be seen near the boat.
Rescue boats were launched from boat ramps at the Turner Bridge and Kaw Point, which is down stream.
Fishermen told rescuers that they had passed through the area about 1:30 p.m. and that the boat had not been there.
Firefighters towed the boat ashore while they continued to search the river and its banks looking for anyone who might have been in the boat.
After authorities talked with everyone whose vehicles were parked nearby and determined everyone was accounted for, firefighters called off the search about 3:30 p.m.