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Search called off for report of capsized boat in Missouri River

ABC 17 News confirmed the search for a capsized boat on the Missouri River has been called off after search crews did not find anything.

Crews searched between Huntsdale and Rocheport and did not find any sign of an overturned boat.

Gale Blomenkamp with the Columbia Fire Department said the caller reported the boat was overturned in the river near the Missouri River bridge on I-70 at Rocheport.

As of 4:00 p.m., there were 27 units responding to the area.

Boone County Fire had two boats, and Cooper Co. Fire had one boat in the river searching before 4:30 p.m.

Stay with ABC 17 News for the latest on this developing story.

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