MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 27 Sep 2021 06:38:53 +0000 3 tubers dead, 2 missing in North Carolina river http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/065a9bdcfc7248e894725f143e76330d Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said. Rockingham County emergency officials said four others were rescued. (June 17) 065a9bdcfc7248e894725f143e76330d Fri, 18 Jun 2021 05:57:46 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:MANDATORY CREDIT WSET-TV; NO ACCESS LYNCHBURG/ROANOKE; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKS; NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVEWSET - MANDATORY CREDIT WSET-TV; NO ACCESS LYNCHBURG/ROANOKE; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKS; NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVEEden, North Carolina - 17 June 20211. Emergency vehicles/ambulances2. Rescue worker leaves emergency vehicle3. Rescue worker launches search drone4. Search drone taking off5. Search drone in the distance6. SOUNDBITE (English) Rodney Cates, Rockingham County Director of Emergency Management:"People do float this area. I've done some research on that today. When they get to the dam area, typically people get out of the water and walk and around that area and then re-enter the water past the dam. I don't know what the circumstances were surrounding this incident, it actually occurred yesterday. But this is an open area that people do float the river." STORYLINE:Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said Thursday.Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates told reporters that a group of nine people tubing on the Dan River went over the Duke Energy dam in Eden around sunset on Wednesday. A Duke Energy employee who saw some of the tubers called the situation in to 911 Thursday afternoon, Cates said.Cates did not release the identities of the three people who died.Four other people were rescued and taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that Cates said were not life-threatening. Two more remained missing Thursday night.Boats and helicopters were used in the search in the county north of Greensboro along the Virginia state line.Cates said it's not immediately clear why the tubers didn't contact authorities sooner, but he said it may have been because they didn't have phones with them.He said it's not unusual for people to float the river on tubes or rafts in the area but most get out and walk around the dam, which is marked by signs. The dam is approximately 8 feet (2.5 meters) tall, he said.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said. Rockingham County emergency officials said four others were rescued. (June 17) 3 tubers dead, 2 missing in North Carolina river