UPDATE: Around 7 PM a person located a body near the dam and called emergency personnel. Police have not identified the body or the cause of death at this time. Police do plan on releasing more info later on
Several sources are reporting there is a very large police presence at a scene in Boone County.
Police have crime scene tape up in the area of the dam at Belvidere Park.
Unconfirmed reports are saying a body may have been recovered.
Just before 4 pm today several emergency personnel were on scene of a serious rollover accident. It happened in Boone County near the area of Manchester and Poplar Grove rd. A vehicle has rolled over several times and at least one person is trapped in the vehicle. Still developing
Single vehicle accident at Church St and King St. It is being reported that it is a single car on it’s side. It appeared to be someone trying to get out of the vehicle, emergency personnel were just arriving on scene at the time. Please avoid the area. Still developing!
RS Fan Submission! Please avoid the area. The road is blocked off!
Around 9 PM tonight a citizen was driving down N Second st, southbound from 173 in a Red Impala when he struck a deer. The citizen pulled over to the side of the road because of the accident and it may have caught on fire. Another citizen stopped to help. They got the vehicle on a tow truck.
While they were on the side of the roadway one of the vehicles batteries dies (hazard lights drained the battery) so they turned their vehicle around to jump start it, an officer was assisting.
The officer was out of their squad car talking to the people involved, standing in between the two vehicles that were jump starting.
Around that same time, A motorcyclist was traveling southbound on N Second from 173.
The motorcyclist lost control of their motorcycle and dumped it. The motorcycle and rider slid approx. 70 feet.
The motorcycle slid into the back of the car. The car lunged forward striking the police officers legs and pinned the officer between the two vehicles that were jump starting.
The motorcyclist was transported to a local ER. Unknown if the officer was reporting injuries.
Crime scene unit and several emergency personnel were on scene.