Authorities Search for Man After Boating Accident on the St. Croix River

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who went missing after a boating accident early Sunday morning south of Bayport on the St. Croix River.

According to a news release, a man and a woman were aboard the boat at the time of the accident. The boat took on water and was partially submerged.

The woman made it to shore safely. As of Sunday evening, the man had not been located.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a search for man both in the water at the accident site and on land.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.