July 4, 2008

Officials Search for Man Who May Have Drowned

PAGE, Ariz. -- The search continues for a man believed to have drowned near Lake Powell.

The National Park Service said Thursday that they are searching an area near Piute Farms within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for Benjamin Saltwater, 23, of Kayenta, Ariz. Saltwater disappeared on June 25 while swimming with friends on the San Juan River near the Navajo Reservation.

The Navajo Nation Police Department is helping to coordinate river patrols in the search.

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