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Emergency crews to continue search for missing diver in Cooper River on Sunday

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Emergency officials say crews will return to the Cooper River in Berkeley County on Sunday to search the area for a missing diver. 

On Saturday, crews with the Berkeley County Rescue Squad were seen in the area of the Cypress Gardens boat landing searching for a missing man. 

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury said four people initially went diving Saturday morning.  

According to authorities, the missing man is an experienced diver who has dived at least 70 times. 

Officials say the emergency call for the incident came in around noon. 

The sheriff's office, DNR, Coast Guard, Charleston County Sheriff's Office and Charleston police assisted in the search. 

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