Bexar County Authorities Launch Search for Missing Boater at Calaveras Lake

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas — Personnel from the Bexar County Sheriff’s Marine Unit are currently conducting a search for a boater who went missing after falling off his vessel on Tuesday morning at Calaveras Lake, near Elmendorf.

As a precautionary measure, access to the body of water has been restricted for visitors.

The individual, a 36-year-old man, was reported as missing at approximately 9:37 a.m. on Tuesday.

Sheriff Javier Salazar mentioned that his two companions who were also on the boat made an attempt to locate him but were unsuccessful.

The search efforts are primarily focused on a section of the lake that has a depth of around 23 feet, stated Salazar.

It is believed that the victim was not wearing a life vest at the time of the incident.

The Texas Game Wardens are providing assistance in the search operation, while the San Antonio Police Department is offering aerial support.


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