Va. man missing after boating accident on the Potomac, search suspended police say

Potomac River. (File Photo, ABC7)

A Manassas man is missing after a boating accident on the Potomac River Saturday night, authorities say.

Maryland Natural Resources Police say that two men were on a 12-foot boat when it hit something in the Potomac and started to flood at around 8:00 p.m.

The incident happened near Smallwood State Park in Maryland.

One man swam back to the shore but the the other one was not found.

Officials resumed the search Sunday morning but the Coast Guard suspended the search at around 12:30 p.m.

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