Emergency crews searching for missing boater at Berkeley Co. resort

Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News
Source: BCSO
Source: BCSO
Source: BCSO
Source: BCSO
Source: BCSO
Source: BCSO

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Emergency crews are searching for a missing boater at a Berkeley County resort.

Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office say marine patrol units are on scene at Canal Lakes Resort in Cross.

"The occupant of the boat is Jerry Ferneding age 74 of Pinopolis," BCSO officials said."He was believed to be fishing in the upper lake area."

According to authorities, Ferneding's truck and trailer were found at Canal Landing.

Berkeley County Deputies, DNR Officers, Cross Fire Department, Moncks Corner Rural Fire Department and Berkeley County EMS are all assisting with the search, according to the sheriff's office.

"Please notify Law enforcement if you have seen him," BCSO officials said.

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