Crews Search for Swimmer Who Went Missing in Modesto Reservoir

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(Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department)

MODESTO — A swimmer went missing Friday in the Modesto Reservoir, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department.

The 21-year-old man has been missing since 4 p.m., after he swam with his friends toward an island in a cove along the main boat ramp.

According to the sheriff’s department, the murky water in the area where the man went missing is around 10 to 12 feet deep.

A dive team along with fire crews and helicopters assisted deputies in their search but the 21-year-old has not yet been found.

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