DNR recovers bodies of 2 men swept away in White River

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UPDATE: The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says the bodies of two men swept away in the White River near Williams Dam in Lawrence County have been recovered.

The department said the body of Cung Hu, 38 of Indianapolis, was recovered just before 12:15 Wednesday afternoon approximately half a mile south of the dam. Officers located the body of Hrang Mang, 42 of Indianapolis, just after 6:45 Wednesday evening.

The incident remains under investigation as of the time of this report.


LAWRENCE COUNTY — Conservation officers are searching for two men who were swept away in the White River near Williams Dam in Lawrence County, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Authorities responded to the East Fork of the White River, just downstream of Williams Dam, at around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Witnesses reported seeing two men being swept away by a current while attempting to wade across the main river channel to an island.

DNR says conservation officers are using various sonar units, divers and boats to search the area where the men were last seen. The search will continue until sunset and will resume Wednesday morning, if necessary.

(Photos By Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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