Rescue crews searching Big Blue River for missing man

A 23–year–old Beatrice man is missing after an accident on the Big Blue River.  It happened around 6:30 Wednesday night near the West Court Bridge in Beatrice.

Six people were floating down the river without tubes when they hit a spot that sucked them under.  Everybody but the one man was able to get out.

Rescue crews are still trying to find him.