SEVERE WX : Wind Advisory - Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts

Divers search Oneida Lake for missing boater

Divers spent hours on Oneida Lake searching for a man believed to have gone into the water and never came back up.

Posted: Jul 5, 2019 10:21 PM
Updated: Jul 6, 2019 7:30 AM

UPDATE - Search has resumed on Oneida Lake for missing boater.  This is a picture Saturday morning at 7:30 A.M..

CANASTOTA, N.Y.  - Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol says emergency responders from departments all around the area were out searching for a man believed to have gone off of his boat to go swimming but never came up.

According to Sheriff Maciol, there was a large law enforcement and fire department presence on Oneida Lake. There was also a helicopter circling the scene.

At this point, the identity of the individual is not being released.

34° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 25°
31° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 21°
35° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 27°
35° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 27°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Click here to learn more about A Healthier Mohawk Valley
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve
Menu 2 Go list of takeout dinners & fish fries
Apply to Go the Distance
23 courses for only $79.99