EDEN, N.C. (AP) – Authorities say three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam.
Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates said Thursday that a group of nine people were tubing on the Dan River and went over a Duke Energy dam in Eden around sunset Wednesday. Four people were rescued and taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that Cates said were not life-threatening. Two more remained missing Thursday night. Cates did not release the identities of the three people who died.
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