SPIRO, Okla. — UPDATE: The drowned victim's body was recovered today (Aug 2) at 5:20 p.m. The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Nguyen T. Son.
Emergency crews are searching for a man missing in the Arkansas River.
According to Sequoyah County Emergency Manager, Steve Rutherford, a water rescue is happening on the LeFlore County side of the Arkansas River.
According to LeFlore County Emergency Management, a man fell in the water at Kerr Dam. The man's family was with him and witnessed him fall in.
LeFlore County Sheriff Donnie Edwards says the incident happened around 1 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 1).
The generators to the dam have been shut off while rescue crews search the area.
Oklahoma State Police are assisting with the search at this time.