Two men missing after boat capsizes on Rock River in Oregon

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OREGON, Ill. (WTVO) — Multiple police and fire agencies are conducting a recovery operation for two men whose boat capsized on the Rock River in Oregon.

The search was suspended Wednesday night and resumed Thursday morning.

At 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Ogle County Sheriff received a report from a fisherman of a boat capsized in the water.

Officials say a boat trailer was found at Castle Rock State Park boat launch off Route 2.

Police confirmed they are searching for two men, using divers, drones and boats.

The names of the missing persons have not yet been released.

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office has asked the public to avoid the area.


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