MISSOULA – A University of Montana student who jumped into the Kootenai River is missing.
Lincoln County officials say search and rescue crews continued searching by boat Wednesday for 21-year-old Samuel Sylvester of Massachusetts.
Detective Jim Sweet says Sylvester jumped from a rock outcropping into the river about six miles south of Troy last Friday.
Witnesses say they saw him floating and go around a bend, but then didn’t see him again.
Lincoln County officials did not have Sylvester’s home town.
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