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Update: Body found on Missouri River

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SALIX (KWWL) -- Authorities have found a body on the Missouri River but they do not know if it is the man thrown from a boat during the weekend.

The body was discovered around 9:30 Monday night by a boater about 11 miles downstream from where Bruce Wright initially disappeared.

Bruce Wright and Oscar Gomez, both of South Sioux City, Nebraska were thrown from a boat on the Missouri River about a mile north of Salix Saturday night.

Gomez was flown to a hospital with injuries to his leg and hip.

The driver of the boat, Samuel Gomez, has been charged with boating while intoxicated.

 

Online Producer-Chris Becker

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