LAKE CITY, Minn. — The search for a missing boater continued Friday after a man was seen the night before going into the water and not resurfacing.

The Wabasha County Sheriff's Office was called at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, July 25, for a report of a person who had fallen off a boat into the Mississippi River near Lake City, about 20 miles southeast of Red Wing. A passenger on the boat saw the man go into the water but did not see him resurface.

The man was identified as 69-year-old Terry Lee Woeltge. Woeltge was wearing a black shirt, khaki shorts and sandals and has white hair, according to the sheriff's office. He was not wearing a personal floatation device.

Woeltge had not been found as of 4 p.m. Friday.

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