Tipped kayak prompts Rogue River water rescue for possible missing person

Crews say no on was found after about an hour long search on the Rogue River.

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Crews ended their search for a possible missing person on the Rogue River when nobody was found downstream of a tipped kayak.

Teams with water rescue equipment, including those from Grand Rapids and Plainfield Township, were called to respond around 6:35 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in the area of Childsdale Avenue and House Street NE.

A firefighter who responded to the scene tells WZZM 13 rescuers searched the river for about an hour before coming up empty handed.

The kayak since was pulled out of the river; it contained nothing but a cooler.

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