CRAVEN COUNTY, NC – Sonar crews from NC CERT responded to Craven County North Carolina on June 3, 2014 to search for a missing boater. Tanner Webb, 15, of River Bend North Carolina fell from a boat that was operating on the Trent River in Craven County the day before, and did not return to the water surface.
Sonar crews from NC CERT deployed a Marine Sonic Side Scan Sonar to locate the missing boater at the request of Craven County Emergency Management. At approximately 1pm, NC CERT located the missing boy on the river bottom. Divers from Sidney dive team were then deployed to bring Tanner to the surface, and provide closure for his family and friends.
NC CERT extends our heartfelt condolences to Tanner’s loved ones. This tragic event touched our hearts, and we hold up those who loved him in our prayers.
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