3 Dead, 2 Missing after Tubers Go over North Carolina Dam

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Eden, North Carolina, Jun 18, 2021, SPA -- 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 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. A Duke Energy employee who saw some of the tubers called the situation in to 911, Cates said.
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.
Boats and helicopters were used in the search in the county north of Greensboro along the Virginia state line, AP reported.
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