Crews search for missing Putnam Co. deputy after boating accident

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The Putnam County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Brandee Smith went missing early Friday morning after a boating accident on the St. Johns River.
 
In a news release, the sheriff's office said: "At approximately 4:45 a.m. this morning, The Putnam County Sheriff's Office received a report of a boating accident on the St. Johns River near the town of Welaka. It was reported that a 14' skiff style boat, which was occupied by two individuals, struck a channel marker."
 
The Putnam County Sheriff's Office, along with multiple law enforcement and emergency management agencies, are searching for Deputy Smith and say they won't stop until they find her - no matter the outcome.
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