ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Rescue crews are working to find a man who went missing after the canoe he was in capsized.

According to officials, two men were in a canoe in a river in Patapsco State Park when it capsized Tuesday afternoon.

The Anne Arundel Fire Department got a call around 12:40 p.m. from a witness who said she saw a man go under the boat.

Firefighters were able to rescue one man, but a man is still missing.

The person rescued was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Natural Resources police said the canoe was taking on water faster than the men could bail.

Police said neither paddler was wearing a life jacket.

Police suspended the search around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and said they would begin again in the morning.

Stay with WJZ for the latest on this developing story.


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