Search continues for missing teen swimmer in Pawleys Island

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (WBTW)- Crews are resuming  the search for the missing teen near the south end of Pawleys Island Monday morning.

Chief Doug Eggiman with Midway Fire Rescue says a 13-year-old swimmer went under and another teen went to help but disappeared.

Eggiman says the 13-year-old made it back safely but they have not found the other teen.

Rescue crews were in the water swimming and using water crafts in the search.

Eggimen says they made the decision to call of the search shortly after 9:00 p.m. due to it being extremely dark and the water currents being high.

 

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