Posted: Aug 25, 2013 3:47 PM by MTN News
Search and rescue groups are looking for a 69-year-old man who went missing on Friday while on Placid Lake.
Authorities said the man was taking his motor boat out on the water to do mechanical work at around 3:30 p.m. The boat was later found drifting toward shore, but no one was inside the vessel.
Seeley-Swan, Missoula, and Flathead search and rescue teams have been coordinating efforts to locate the man.
Flathead County brought a helicopter, a dive team, and sonar equipment to bolster search efforts.
The name of the man has not yet been released.