Water search dispatched for local resident

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ROME – A search has been dispatched for a Perry County man who rescuers fear fell into the river from his kayak on Thursday.

Sheriff Alan Malone said Scott Whitehead of rural Rome, told friends he planned to kayak in backwater in the area. His kayak was found in backwater Thursday afternoon. But Whitehead has not been seen. Indiana conservation officers are assisting with the search, which lasted several hours Thursday and is  resumed Friday.

Whitehead is a cattleman and farmer who lives in the area.

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