Rescuers search for missing fisherman swept into Sandy River

Rescue crews are searching for a missing fisherman who fell into the Sandy River in the Mt. Hood National Forest.

The man has not been seen since he tried to cross the river near the Marmot Dam at around 10 a.m., according to Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. James Rhoades.

His fishing partner called 9-1-1 after he saw the man fall in the river and could not find him, Rhoades said.

Rescue crews arrived 30 to 40 minutes later. They have not found the man after an hour and a half of searching.

His name has not been released.

This story will be updated with more information as we learn it.