Police search Lake Hiawassee for missing boaters

Orlando police are searching for two missing boaters in Lake Hiawassee.

Officials say someone spotted an overturned canoe in Lake Hiawassee off Edgewood Lake Ranch Road around 3:55 p.m. Sunday.

The Orlando Fire Department Dive Team searched the area. They found a man's wallet and other personal items.  

OFD also found a truck belonging to another man.

Officials believe the truck was used to launch the boat.

The men were believed to be fishing together. 

Neither man's family heard from them all day Sunday.

Police and fire officials stopped the search Sunday night, and started again Monday morning around 8:00 a.m. 

 

 

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