Water rescuers leave Wintler Park area

Wintler Park in Vancouver, July 12, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)
Wintler Park in Vancouver, July 12, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) –Rescue crews called off a search for a man who a woman saw walk into the water at Wintler Park in Vancouver and floated past the jetty. She lost sight of him and when he didn’t resurface, she and her granddaughter called police.

Several dive teams members rushed to the area. A search near Wintler Park and another area upstream on the Columbia River did not found the man.

The witness told KOIN 6 News the man appeared to be in his 60s.

Shortly after 5 p.m., the search was called off.

 

 

 

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