PORT HURON, Mich. (WJBK) - WEB UPDATE (9:30): The bodies of both men have been recovered in Port Huron's Black River Wednesday night.
A man went into the water earlier in the day when his dingy and a pontoon boat with four people collided. One of the men who jumped into the water from the pontoon boat to help, himself became a victim.
The identities of the two men have not been released yet. Dave Spencer will have more on this story tonight at 10 and 11.
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Police and the U.S. Coast Guard are searching for two people missing in Port Huron's Black River Wednesday.
A boat collision was reported at about 2:30 p.m. today, when 911 dispatch received a call of someone in the water near the I-94 bridge. A man who was going by in a pontoon boat saw the first man in the water. He jumped in to try to help, but also disappeared under the water, according to the St. Clair County Sheriffs.
The U.S. Coast Guard sent a boat, along with a boat from the Port Huron Police Department. They were unable to locate either man using special sonar equipment..
The incident has gone from a search and rescue operation to a recovery operation. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Dive Team has divers in the water at this time. A second dive team boat is using sonar in an attempt to locate the two men.
The identities of the missing people have not been released yet.